OSIRIS-REx Cruise Animation

  • Released Wednesday, August 17th, 2016
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:48PM
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After leaving Earth in September 2016, OSIRIS-REx spent two years traveling to asteroid Bennu. In September 2017 it flew by Earth for a gravity assist, putting the spacecraft in the right orbital inclination to rendezvous with Bennu in December 2018.


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab


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