NASA sends off OSIRIS-REx spacecraft to take asteroid sample in 2018

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 18:51 in Astronomy & Space

Brooks Hays and Doug G. WareCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- NASA launched its Security-Regolith Explorer spacecraft, the OSIRIS-REx, aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket on Thursday evening from Cape Canaveral.

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