Surprises from Asteroid Bennu
Surprises from Asteroid Bennu

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The OSIRIS-REx team has already pushed the boundaries of scientific exploration -- going from ground-based radar images from Arecibo in Puerto Rico all the way to orbiting a few hundred meters from asteroid Bennu. The team is mere months away from a sample collection attempt at the asteroid surface. Before this attempt, we take a look back at some of the major achievements, surprises and challenges of sampling an asteroid with OSIRIS-REx. Learn more: Music: "Growing Idea" from Universal Production Music Credits: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center James Tralie (ADNET): Lead Producer Lead Editor Animator Narrator Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET): Technical Support Michael Lentz (USRA): Animator Lisa Poje (USRA): Animator Bailee DesRocher (USRA): Animator Walt Feimer (KBRwyle): Lead Animator Kel Elkins (USRA): Data Visualizer Adriana Manrique Gutierrez (USRA): Animator Josh Masters (Freelance): Animator This video is public domain and along with other supporting visualizations can be downloaded from the Scientific Visualization Studio at: If you liked this video, subscribe to the NASA Goddard YouTube channel: Follow NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center · Instagram · Twitter · Twitter · Facebook: · Flickr