Why Do Space Probes Have Spectrometers? OSIRIS-REx Instrument Explained | Video

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Visible and Infrared Spectrometer (OVIRS) will look for organics on asteroid Bennu. The NASA team explains how they developed and tested the instrument. The OSIRIS-REx mission will also attempt to take a sample of the asteroid and send it back to Earth .

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