asteroid sample return

OSIRIS-REx Sends Home an Image of the Earth and Moon

The OSIRIS-REx mission once again provided a beautiful composite image of the Earth-Moon system, showing just how far it has…

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 Sampling Probe Completes Instrument Install/Assembly, Enters ‘Test Drive’ Phase

OSIRIS-Rex, the first American spacecraft ever aimed at snatching pristine samples from the surface of an asteroid and returning them…

5 years ago

OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sampler Enters Final Assembly

OSIRIS-Rex, NASA’s first ever spacecraft designed to collect and retrieve pristine samples of an asteroid for return to Earth has…

6 years ago

Infographic: How the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission Will Work

Thanks to Space.com and the Tech Media Network for sharing this infographic showing how NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission will reach out…

9 years ago

NASA Selects OSIRIS-REx as first US Asteroid Sampling Mission

[/caption] NASA officials announced the selection of OSIRIS-Rex as the next US robotic planetary science mission and which will pave…

9 years ago