OSIRIS-REx Team: Two Ounces is Bennu-ful

The mission plan for OSIRIS-REx is to visit the asteroid Bennu and bring back anywhere from 2 ounces to 4.4 pounds of material. Since Bennu is carbon-rich, the scientists might discover the building blocks of life, the same building blocks that might have crashed into Earth and began the origin of life on Earth. But with such a wide span – two ounces to 4.4 pounds, I spoke to the OSIRIS-REx team about their secret goals and desires.

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