OSIRIS-REx Cruise Animation

  • Released Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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


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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Conceptual Image Lab

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This page was originally published on Wednesday, August 17, 2016.
This page was last updated on Wednesday, May 3, 2023 at 1:48 PM EDT.


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