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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…

5 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…

5 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…

6 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…

6 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…

6 years ago