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Spacecraft Sep! OSIRIS-REx is Bennu-bound

9 Sep 2016, 00:04 UTC
Spacecraft Sep! OSIRIS-REx is Bennu-bound
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Flying high above the southern tip of Australia, the OSIRIS-REx successfully separated from the Centaur upper stage, beginning a seven-year mission to travel to the asteroid Bennu and return a sample to Earth.
Next, OSIRIS-REx will “phone home” via the Deep Space Network, and confirm its solar arrays have deployed.

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