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OSIRIS-Rex Departure from Asteroid Bennu

Asteroid Bennu Atlas V 411 | OSIRIS-REx

The departure of the OSIRIS-Rex spacecraft from asteroid Bennu will be livestreamed on NASA TV.

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Atlas V 411 | OSIRIS-REx

United Launch Alliance | USA
Cape Canaveral, FL, USA
Sept. 8, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission:

The Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS REx) mission will be the first U.S. mission to carry samples from an asteroid back to Earth and will help scientists investigate how planets formed and how life began, as well as improve our understanding of asteroids that could impact Earth.

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