Tag Archives: Planetary science

OSIRIS-REx mission attempting to get sample from Bennu: York U expert and member of mission science team available to comment

OSIRIS-REx mission attempting to get sample from Bennu today: York U expert and member of mission science team available to comment TORONTO, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020 – Today, after years of studying the near-Earth asteroid Bennu, the OSIRIS-REx mission will make its first attempt to collect and retrieve a sample from its surface. The mission will […]

New research led by York U planetary scientist provides clues on methane’s interaction with surface of Mars

Curiosity Rover’s measurements hint at subsurface reservoirs of methane on Mars and a strong interaction with surface materials TORONTO, March 8, 2019 – A new study led by Professor John Moores, an associate professor in the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering at York University has found evidence of a link between the surface rocks […]