OSIRIS-REx Departure from Bennu Trailer
At approximately 4:16 p.m. EDT on May 10th, 2021, the Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will fire its main thrusters for seven minutes and start its long journey home with more than 60 grams (2.1 ounces) of asteroid material in its Sample Return Capsule.
NASA invites the public and the media to watch NASA's first asteroid sample return mission leave Bennu and begin its cruise home on NASA TV and www.nasa.gov/live at 4 p.m. EDT. The public can ask questions about the mission on NASA's Solar System Instagram account
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center