OSIRIS-REx In Florida For September Asteroid Sample Mission

Artist's concept of NASA's Osiris-Rex asteroid-sample-return spacecraft arriving at the asteroid Bennu.
Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, newly arrived at its Florida launch site, faces a round of end-of-the-month ground tests at Kennedy Space Center in preparation for a planned Sept. 8 liftoff on the nation’s first attempt to retrieve a sample from an asteroid and return the material to Earth...

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