Guest Videos: OSIRIS-REx Mission to Bennu


November 5, 2018: They’re getting close enough to image the asteroid now, and have found something intriguing:


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We’ve gone into a space a lot this week–let’s keep going and celebrate the launch of OSIRIS-REx on September 8, 2016.


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Mission page

Here’s an update. (Note: Look at the graphic on the wall behind her when they tell you what DSN is – that’s actually showing the Deep Space Network in real-time operation, and the moving lines are transmissions to and from various spacecraft.)



And here’s the basic mission . . .

WAIT! WHAT ABOUT ME????!!!–Asteroid Bennu

Oh, all right, Bennu:



Now then, here’s the basic OSIRIS-REx mission video.



Featured image: NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center


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