VIDEO: NASA Animation follows long, strange trip of asteroid Bennu

December 6, 2014 - News / Technology

” .. The animated feature ‘Bennu’s Journey’ shows what’s known and what remains mysterious about the life of asteroid Bennu and the origin of the solar system … The mission also will contribute to NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM), which will identify, capture and redirect a near-Earth asteroid to a stable orbit around the moon, where astronauts will explore it in the 2020s, returning with samples.  ARM is part of NASA’s plan to advance new capabilities needed for future human missions to Mars … “

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