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Rehearsing for sample collection

Rehearsing for sample collection

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Rehearsing for sample collection
NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft snapped this image of its sample collection arm, TAGSAM (Touch-And-Go Sample Acquisition Mechanism), hovering over asteroid Bennu during a touchdown rehearsal on 14 April 2020. The spacecraft was just 70 meters over the surface at the time.

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