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OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully tests its asteroid sampling arm

OSIRIS-REx spacecraft successfully tests its asteroid sampling arm


The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, launched in September 2016, is closing in on its target of the Bennu asteroid. The craft has now unfurled its robotic arm, called the Touch-and-Go Sample Acquisition Mechanism (TAGSAM), and tested it successfully.

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