To Bennu and Back

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 03:01 in Astronomy & Space

NASA is launching a spacecraft to visit an asteroid… and return to tell the tale. OSIRIS-REx is scheduled to blast off from Cape Canaveral on September 8, 2016, on a mission to orbit, map and collect samples from the asteroid Bennu, and return to Earth 7 years later.

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