“Landing confirmed,” a NASA announcer stated at 6:12 pm (2212 GMT) (File)
Washington, United States:
NASA’s robotic spacecraft Osiris-Rex touched down on asteroid Bennu’s boulder-strewn floor on Tuesday, touchdown for a number of seconds to gather rock and mud samples in a precision operation 200 million miles (330 million kilometers) from Earth.
“Landing confirmed,” a NASA announcer stated at 6:12 pm (2212 GMT). The precise occasion occurred about 18.5 minutes earlier nevertheless it took that lengthy for the affirmation indicators to be despatched again to mission management on our planet.
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