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How Were OSIRIS-REx and Atlas V Prepped for Flight?

7 Sep 2016, 19:28 UTC
How Were OSIRIS-REx and Atlas V Prepped for Flight?
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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft will be boosted into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. OSIRIS-REx stands for Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer. The U.S.’s first mission to sample an asteroid, OSIRIS-REx will travel to the near-Earth asteroid Bennu.
Learn how this pioneering spacecraft and the Atlas V were readied for flight:
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