OSIRIS-REx Will Use TAGSAM to Get a NEO

Gesundheit.

But seriously, folks. In 2016 NASA’s going to launch a probe, OSIRIS-REx, to make contact with, and then bring back a sample of — you guessed it — a near-earth object.

The object in question is the asteroid Bennu, and the whole operation is described in this NASA video which, I must say, seems to have been produced by whoever it is that does retail store training videos and airplane safety instructions.

But still.

(Hat tip Steven.)

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