School Isn’t Just Simulation: Students Building NASA Asteroid Instrument | Video

Launching in late 2016, the sample return Osiris-REx mission will study the asteroid Bennu. Massachusetts Institute of Technology students are building the REgolith X-Ray Imaging Spectrometer (REXIS) instrument that will return chemical composition data to waiting scientists on Earth. Bring Some Asteroid To Earth: OSIRIS-Rex - 2023

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