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...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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