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NASA asteroid sampling mission on track for delivery next year

The spacecraft at the center of NASA’s first asteroid sample return mission changed its orbit in preparation for its return to Earth next year.

on September 21 OSIRIS-REx The spacecraft fired its thrusters for 30 seconds for course correction. This is the spacecraft’s first mission to carry a near-Earth sample. the asteroid Bennu It has changed its orbit since leaving the space stone on May 10, 2021.