Date: 6 months ago   Category: Space

The space station NASA has approached an asteroid to Benn


The large space body interests scientists because of a possibility of collision it with Earth. The interplanetary station OSIRIS-REx started in 2016 has approached a near-earth asteroid to Benn. By calculations of experts he can face Earth in the second half of the 22nd century. A problem of the station to study a space body, to collect soil samples from his surface and to deliver to Earth. To begin a performance of the mission of OSIRIS-REx some more months for approach on the necessary distance are required. The station has to spend two years near an asteroid and return in the spring of 2021. The interplanetary station OSIRIS-REx has approached an asteroid to Benn (a photo: nasa.gov) Scientists hope, during this time OSIRIS-REx will collect enough information about Benn not only because of collision threat. The space body is very old and experts consider that he is capable to tell about evolution of Solar system. If to Benn falls to the Ground, then force of blow will be comparable with explosion of 3 billion tons of explosive. The day before scientists have for the first time found the frozen water on Loong Takzhe the Correspondent wrote that a third "суперземель" can be covered with oceans of News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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