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Sampling tool concept

Sampling tool concept

Date: 03 November 2013
Satellite: MarcoPolo-R
Depicts: Sampling tool concept
Copyright: TAS

New technology is being developed to collect a sample from asteroid 2008 EV5. MarcoPolo-R will bring a sample of about 100 grams of asteroid back to Earth for examination. A sampling tool concept is illustrated in this schematic figure.
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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