OSIRIS-Rex has its sample site on Bennu
NASA chose the Nighingale site to sample the 140 meters wide crater in the north of asteroïd Bennu.News SciencesDecember 13, 2019
4 sites selected for OSIRIS-Rex sample return
2 final sites, a primary and a backup, will be selected by NASA in December.News SciencesAugust 12, 2019
OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft arrives at Asteroid Bennu
Now, at about 11.8 miles (19 kilometers) from Bennu’s Sun-facing surface, OSIRIS-REx will begin a preliminary survey of the asteroid. The spacecraft will commence flyovers of...News SciencesDecember 4, 2018
NASA’s OSIRIS-REx begins Asteroid Operations...
After an almost two-year journey, NASA’s asteroid sampling spacecraft, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx),...News SciencesAugust 27, 2018
Press Release: France-United States space...
The OSIRIS-REx mission was launched Friday 9 September at 01:05 from the Cape Canaveral base in Florida, on board an Atlas V launcher. The mission probe will rendezvous with...News SciencesSeptember 16, 2016