A NASA spacecraft sent to collect pristine asteroid samples has secured about 2 kilograms of material despite losing some of its precious loot because of a jammed lid, scientists say.
- It took scientists 36 hours to stow the asteroid material
- Bennu is one of only 26 of the 500,000 known asteroids between Earth and Mars on which a spacecraft can land
- It is thought to be rich in the building blocks of life such as carbon and water
They won’t know the precise amount of the cosmic haul from…