OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Broadcast and Landing Highlights

  • Released Sunday, September 24, 2023

This page includes multimedia from the OSIRIS-REx sample return broadcast.
It will be updated periodically with additional b-roll footage.
Date: 9/24/2023

B-roll (no audio): Helicopter footage of the OSIRIS-REx sample return capsule recovery. AVAILABLE IN 4K

00:00 – Helicopters depart from Michael Army Air Field to Wig Mountain staging area.

01:48 – The sample return capsule is located within the Utah Test and Training Range.

02:50 – Recovery team members approach and inspect the sample return capsule.

12:12 – Recovery team members document the landing site, taking air and soil samples.

18:30 – The capsule is carried to the helicopter and prepared for transit on a long line.

21:30 – Helicopter takeoff. The capsule is carried to the US Air Force Avery Complex.

23:28 – The capsule is deposited at the Avery Complex near a temporary cleanroom.

24:59 – Recovery team members prepare the capsule for entry into the cleanroom.

27:30 – The capsule is wheeled to the temporary cleanroom for initial processing.

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This page was originally published on Sunday, September 24, 2023.
This page was last updated on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 at 3:37 PM EDT.


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