NASA asteroid pattern go back challenge to land on US postage stamp

The USA Postal Carrier (USPS) dropped information of a marvel area stamp on Tuesday (March 14), revealing it used to be intended to mark the approaching plunge of a tablet wearing the most important pattern ever accumulated from an asteroid. There’s a plan.

“OSIRIS-REx Go back to Earth” Postage Stamp (opens in new tab), with a free up date nonetheless to be introduced later this 12 months, honors NASA’s first challenge to carry again asteroid samples for find out about. The stamp depicts the robot probe’s pattern go back tablet descending beneath a parachute over the Utah barren region, the place the rock and dust-filled container is scheduled to land on September 24, 2023.