New mission phase alert! Orbital C began just over a week ago. At an altitude of 1.1 miles (1.7 km), this new orbit is slightly higher than Orbital B. Orbital C is designed to study and monitor asteroid Bennu’s particle ejection events.
Tucson Friends! @uarizona ‘s Lunar and Planetary Laboratory is hosting its annual Summer Science Saturday! All-day Exhibits and Activities will highlight the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing and recent lunar research. Check out our IG
Showing equal love for #teamboulder Here's an overhead view of Bennu’s largest boulder, Boulder No. 1. The image was taken by the MapCam camera on April 19, from a distance of 2.2 miles (3.6 km). For scale, the largest boulder is 190 ft (58 m) wide,