October 22, 2020

We came in Peace...AND WE PUNCHED IT!

NASA has successfully slammed the Osiris-REX space probe into the Earth Crossing asteroid Bennu, knocking debris into space that will hopefully be collected and returned.  Our Crack Team of Science Babes have some thoughts on the matter.

"We hit it!"
The probe will collect sample of the debris that it kicked up. If it has room and weight reserves for more it will punch the asteroid and blow on it again with the aim of collecting more. Assuming it survives its various assaults on the asteroid, it will return its samples to Earth in 2023. 

"The probe will no doubt land in Piedmont Arizona and..."


Posted by: The Brickmuppet at 06:38 PM | Comments (2) | Add Comment
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1 We didn't punch it... we SNEEZED on it!

Posted by: Wonderduck at Thu Oct 22 19:08:15 2020 (vNkOW)

2 "We'll need a code name." "Andromeda."

Posted by: Clayton Barnett at Fri Oct 23 05:17:27 2020 (ug1Mc)

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