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Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B0N2 Canada

July 2018

Saturdays in Space Speaker Series: The OsirisREX Mission to an Asteroid

July 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Festival Hall, 190 Rupert Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B0N2 Canada

The OsirisREX mission to an Asteroid - Dr. Ed Cloutis The OSIRIS-REx mission is a daring one. It aims to visit and bring back a sample of Asteroid 101599 Bennu in 2023. Part of the mission includes a laser ranging and detection instrument know as a lidar that is part of Canada’s contribution to the mission. The lidar will help map the surface of the asteroid and will give us a…

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