NASA Flyover and Tour of Asteroid Bennu

NASA has created a couple of flyover/tour animation videos of asteroid Bennu, which was explored by the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft.

When NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrived at asteroid Bennu in December 2018, its close-up images confirmed what mission planners had predicted nearly two decades before: Bennu is made of loose material weakly clumped together by gravity, and shaped like a spinning top. This major validation, however, was accompanied by a major surprise. Scientists had expected Bennu’s surface to consist of fine-grained material like a sandy beach, but instead OSIRIS-REx was greeted by a rugged world littered with boulders – the size of cars, the size of houses, the size of football fields.

World Standards Day 2020

As Wikipedia notes, World Standards Day is a day that “honors the efforts of the thousands of experts who develop voluntary standards within standards development organizations.

In keeping with that spirit, the IEC, ISO, and ITU designated October 14, 2020, as World Standards Day.

The American National Standards Institute, by contrast, designated October 22, 2020, to celebrate World Standards Day.

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