A suitcase packed with asteroid rocks will enter Earth’s atmosphere and land in Utah after NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft scooped up the material from the asteroid Bennu in October 2020. This will mark the first U.S. attempt to collect and return asteroid samples, following Japan.
10 a.m. ET—NASA coverage begins
10:42 a.m. ET—capsule enters Earth’s atmosphere
10:55 a.m. ET—estimated landing time