OSIRIS-REx: Science Operations Center & Mission Support Area
This editor's resource page contains footage of the OSIRIS-REx Science Operations Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson, and of the Mission Support Area at Lockheed Martin Space in Littleton, Colorado. OSIRIS-REx is a NASA mission studying near-Earth asteroid Bennu. It will return a sample of Bennu to Earth in 2023.
The OSIRIS-REx Science Operations Center (SOC) at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Data from the spacecraft are downlinked to the SOC for study by science team members.
The OSIRIS-REx Mission Support Area (MSA) at Lockheed Martin Space in Littleton, Colorado. Commands to fly OSIRIS-REx are sent to the spacecraft from the MSA.
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center
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