Planets and Moons  ID: 20259

OSIRIS-REx Cruise Animation

After leaving Earth in September 2016, OSIRIS-REx will spend two years traveling to asteroid Bennu. In 2017 it will fly by Earth for a gravity assist, putting the spacecraft in the right orbital inclination to rendezvous with Bennu in late 2018.
 

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Animation Credits

Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
Michael Lentz (USRA): Animator
Adriana Manrique Gutierrez (USRA): Animator
Lisa Poje (USRA): Animator
Dante Lauretta (University of Arizona): Scientist
Edward Beshore (University of Arizona): Scientist
Jason Dworkin (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Dan Gallagher (USRA): Producer
Aaron E. Lepsch (ADNET Systems Inc.): Technical Support
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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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Mission:
OSIRIS-REX

Keywords:
SVS >> OSIRIS-REx
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons