OSIRIS-REx Mission Launches Towards Bennu

OSIRIS-REx Mission Successfully Launches Towards Bennu. On  September 8th 2016 NASA and United Launch Alliance successfully launched the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) Asteroid Sampling Return Mission aboard an Atlas V rocket at 7:05 pm EST. The Atlas V launched the OSIRIS-REx mission spacecraft into a hyperbolic trajectory away from Earth […]