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NOVA | Episode | Touching the Asteroid

In October 2020, a NASA spacecraft called OSIRIS-REx attempts to reach out and grab a piece of an asteroid named Bennu to bring it back to Earth. The OSIRIS-REx team has just three chances to extend its spacecraft’s specialized arm, touch down for five seconds, and collect material from the surface of Bennu.

S47 E15 | 0:54:03 | AIRED: 10/21/2020 | EXPIRES: 10/20/2023 |
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