Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx has Finally Caught up with Asteroid Bennu. Let the Analysis and Sample Collection Commence!

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has reached its destination and is now in orbit around asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft travelled for over…

2 years ago

Here’s the Earth and Moon Seen from OSIRIS-REx

As it makes its way towards the asteroid Bennu, the OSIRIS-REx mission continues to provide us with breathtaking images of…

3 years ago

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Captures Lovely Blue Marble during Gravity Assist Swing-by to Asteroid Bennu

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid mission captured a lovely ‘Blue Marble’ image of our Home Planet during…

3 years ago

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sampler Slingshots Around Earth Friday, Sept. 22 – Catch It If You Can!

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Barely a year after NASA’s OSIRIS-REx robotic asteroid sampler launched on a trailblazing mission to…

3 years ago

NASA’s Outbound OSIRIS-Rex Asteroid Sampler Snaps ‘First-Light’ Images

NASA’s newest planetary probe, the OSIRIS-REx asteroid sampling spacecraft, is merrily snapping its ‘First-Light’ images following the successful power up…

4 years ago

Bound for Bennu, OSIRIS-REx Begins Trailblazing Asteroid Sampling Sortie for Life’s Origins – Sunset Launch Gallery

Ken UT 12 September 2016 KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Bound for Bennu, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx robotic explorer began a trailblazing…

4 years ago

OSIRIS-REx Blasts off on 7 Year Sampling Trek to Asteroid Bennu and Back

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - NASA’s OSIRIS-REx hi tech robotic explorer blasted off this evening in spectacular fashion from the…

4 years ago

Journey to Bennu – Today Sept. 8: Watch the Trailer, Watch the Earth Departure Launch Live

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Today is ‘Earth Departure Day’ for OSIRIS-REx, NASA’s first mission to snatch “pristine materials” from…

4 years ago

OSIRIS-Rex Asteroid Mission Seeks to Search for Origin of Life Chemistry

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - OSIRIS-Rex, NASA’s first mission to retrieve and return samples of “pristine materials” from the surface…

4 years ago

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sampling Probe Assembled at Florida Launch Base for Sep. 8 Blastoff — Cleanroom Photos

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - OSIRIS-Rex, the first American sponsored probe aimed at retrieving “pristine materials” from the surface of…

4 years ago