NASA’s OSIRIS-REx to bring samples of asteroid Bennu to Earth: What to know

NASA is receiving its first long-awaited sample from an asteroid. OSIRIS-REx visited and collected samples from 101955 Bennu, a carbonaceous near-Earth asteroid. The sample’s return yesterday concludes a seven-year mission, and the contents will be studied by scientists worldwide. SSL research scientist Zack Gainsforth, interviewed by Al Jazeera English for this video, compares the magnitude […]

SSL’s Raul Monsalve in Arctic with MIST

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On Friday, April 21, SSL’s Raul Monsalve arrived in the Canadian High Arctic as part of the MIST ground-based radio cosmology experiment. Along with some photos, Raul shared, “The coordinates of the observation site are (79 22′ 47.28″ N, 90 59′ 55.86″ W), which is close to the McGill Arctic Research Station (MARS). This is […]