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Image: Large Binocular Telescope snags first glimpse of NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft since launch

10 September 2017 6:11 PM
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Image: Large Binocular Telescope snags first glimpse of NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft since launch

On Sept. 22, NASA's OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security – Regolith Explorer) spacecraft will make a close approach to Earth, using the planet's gravity to slingshot itself ...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft fired its thrusters to position itself on the correct course for its upcoming Earth flyby. The spacecraft, which is on a two-year outbound journey to asteroid Bennu, successfully performed a precision ...

NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft fired its Trajectory Correction Maneuver (TCM) thrusters for the first time Friday in order to slightly adjust its trajectory on the outbound journey from Earth to the asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft's ...

Stargazers will be treated to a rare skyshow when NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft 'sling-shots' its way over Australian skies on September 23.

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Source: phys.org

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