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Greedy grabber: NASA scrambles to return jam-packed asteroid sampler to Earth as rock dust escapes from ship's overstuffed ‘belly'

1 month ago   |   By RT

NASA is rushing to make a 200 million mile trek back to Earth after an asteroid-sampling spacecraft bit off more than it could chew, unable to contain an oversized haul of alien rubble as its priceless cargo escapes into space.
Three days after touching down on asteroid Bennu hundreds of millions of miles away from home, NASA said its Osiris-Rex spacecraft had become so engorged with asteroid fragments that debris is now leaking from its storage compartment.
“We're almost a victim of our own success here,” said Dante Lauretta, lead scientist on the mission, NASA's first-ever attempt to...
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Asteroid samples escaping from jammed NASA spacecraft

Asteroid samples escaping from jammed NASA spacecraft

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. - A NASA spacecraft is stuffed with so much asteroid rubble from this week's grab that it's jammed open and precious particles are drifting away in space, scientists said Friday. Scientists announced the news three days after the spacecraft named Osiris-Rex briefly touched asteroid Bennu 200 million miles away. The mission's...
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NFL MVP Lamar Jackson among Baltimore Ravens to test positive for...

NFL MVP Lamar Jackson among Baltimore Ravens to test positive for coronavirus, NFL Network reports

There were more positive cases reported for the Ravens a day after the NFL moved their game against the Pittsburgh Steelers from Thursday night to Sunday. Read more ...

President-elect Biden urges unity against virus as President Trump stokes...

President-elect Biden urges unity against virus as President Trump stokes fading embers of campaign

President-elect Joe Biden summoned Americans on Wednesday to join in common purpose against the coronavirus pandemic and their political divisions while the man he will replace... Read more ...

Sam Darnold looks like a go for Jets' matchup with Dolphins

Sam Darnold looks like a go for Jets' matchup with Dolphins

Jets quarterback Sam Darnold is on track to start Sunday against the Dolphins after missing the team's past two games with a shoulder injury. Darnold practiced fully on... Read more ...

Volunteers deliver thanksgiving meals to seniors

Volunteers deliver thanksgiving meals to seniors

Thanksgiving meals delivered to seniors by volunteers Read more ...

Kansas vs. Gonzaga prediction, line: Bulldogs will feast

Kansas vs. Gonzaga prediction, line: Bulldogs will feast

On a day of 'giving, college basketball gives fans and bettors a marquee match of top-10 teams with No. 1 Gonzaga battling No. 6 Kansas in Fort Myers, Fla. In a year when a lot... Read more ...

Supreme Court temporarily bars NYC from setting church attendance limits

Supreme Court temporarily bars NYC from setting church attendance limits

The Supreme Court late Wednesday temporarily blocked Gov. Andrew Cuomo from setting capacity limits at houses of worship in certain state-designated coronavirus hot spots. In a... Read more ...

Jeopardy! shares Thanksgiving message from late host Alex Trebek

Jeopardy! shares Thanksgiving message from late host Alex Trebek

He's no longer with us, but he left behind a positive message. On the morning of Thanksgiving, Jeopardy! posted a short video of late, longtime host Alex Trebek wishing viewers... Read more ...

Rays' Randy Arozarena has domestic violence charges dropped in Mexico

Rays' Randy Arozarena has domestic violence charges dropped in Mexico

Rays outfielder Randy Arozarena was released in Mexico on Thursday, ESPN reported, after he was detained following allegations of domestic violence. Arozarena will avoid having... Read more ...

Splitting 5-4, Supreme Court blocks N.Y. coronavirus limits on houses of worship

Splitting 5-4, Supreme Court blocks N.Y. coronavirus limits on houses of worship

As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide, the Supreme Court is barring New York from enforcing certain attendance limits at houses of worship in areas designated as hard hit... Read more ...

Man dragged cop with car over suspended license, marijuana: prosecutor

Man dragged cop with car over suspended license, marijuana: prosecutor

Aaron Okelola, 25, is facing felony charges of attempted murder of a police officer and misdemeanor fleeing and eluding in the late Monday incident in the city's Princeton Park... Read more ...