NASA successfully lands spacecraft on asteroid that may hold building blocks of life

Published Oct 21 2020 at 6:08 AM GMT
  • A NASA spacecraft on Tuesday touched down on an asteroid that scientists believe could hold the building blocks of life.
  • The craft, OSIRIS-REx, successfully landed on the asteroid dubbed “Bennu” more than four years after being launched from Earth.
  • The van-sized machine quickly managed to fulfill its primary mission of collecting almost two ounces worth.



  • Published Oct 21, 2020 6:08 AM GMT