NASA's OSIRIS-REx leaves today on a seven-year journey to collect a scientific windfall of asteroid dust (and very small rocks). Bennu or bust! The post Watch NASA Launch OSIRIS-REx, Its Asteroid-Sampling Spacecraft appeared first on WIRED.
Everyone knows rockets blow up. Hardly anyone expects they will. The post Yes, Rockets Blow Up Sometimes. The NASA Team Behind OSIRIS-REx Isn’t Sweating It appeared first on WIRED.