Watch live: OSIRIS-REx blasts off to sample asteroid Bennu

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 18:21 in Astronomy & Space

It’s time to visit a fossil in space. Today at 7:05 p.m. Eastern, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission will blast off from Cape Canaveral on its two-year journey to the asteroid Bennu. Scientists hope to gather dust and gravel from the dark space rock and bring it back to Earth – marking the largest sample...

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