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Artist’s conception of NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft during a burn of its Attitude Control System (ACS) thrusters. Credit: University of Arizona

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx executes fourth asteroid approach maneuver

The OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) is a NASA asteroid study and sample-return mission. Launched on 8 September 2016, its mission...
NASA's OSIRIS-REx sees bennu from all sides

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx sees bennu from all sides

Two years after its launch, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is closing in on a near-Earth asteroid named Bennu and sending back pictures that provide one gem of a...

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