Planets and Moons  ID: 20259

OSIRIS-REx Cruise Animation

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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Animation Credits

Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
Michael Lentz (USRA): Animator
Adriana Manrique Gutierrez (USRA): Animator
Lisa Poje (USRA): Animator
Dante Lauretta (The University of Arizona): Scientist
Edward Beshore (The 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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