Planets and Moons  ID: 12707

OSIRIS-REx Launch Anniversary

On September 8, 2016, NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft began its journey to near-Earth asteroid Bennu. As the sun began to set over Cape Canaveral, OSIRIS-REx made a picture-perfect liftoff from pad 41 aboard an Atlas V rocket, cheered on by crowds of mission personnel and space enthusiasts. This video revisits the launch with interviews and highlights from Kennedy Space Center, as OSIRIS-REx continues its seven-year journey to Bennu and back.

Learn more about OSIRIS-REx from NASA and the University of Arizona.
 

Source Material


Related


For More Information

NASA.gov


Credits

Dante Lauretta (University of Arizona): Principal Investigator
Jason Dworkin (NASA/GSFC): Project Scientist
Daniella DellaGiustina (University of Arizona/LPL): Scientist
Christina Richey (NASA): Scientist
Dan Gallagher (USRA): Producer
Katrina Jackson (USRA): Producer
Dan Gallagher (USRA): Editor
Walt Feimer (KBRwyle): Lead Animator
Michael Lentz (USRA): Animator
Adriana Manrique Gutierrez (USRA): Animator
Lisa Poje (USRA): Animator
Kel Elkins (USRA): Data Visualizer
Amber Jean Watson (Abacus Technology Corporation): Project Support
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET Systems Inc.): Project Support
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

Short URL to share this page:
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12707

Mission:
OSIRIS-REX

This item is part of this series:
Narrated Movies

Keywords:
SVS >> Asteroid
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Spacecraft
SVS >> Launch
SVS >> Kennedy Space Center
SVS >> Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
SVS >> OSIRIS-REx
SVS >> Rocket
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons
SVS >> Bennu
SVS >> Sample Return