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OSIRIS-REx arrival at Bennu

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#1 mvas

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 08:38 AM

NASA Live: Watch Online - OSIRIS-REx spacecraft arrival at asteroid Bennu

 

Arrival at noon Eastern Time

 

NASA live ...

https://www.nasa.gov/nasalive


Edited by mvas, 03 December 2018 - 09:31 AM.

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#2 petert913

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Posted 03 December 2018 - 09:22 AM

Well, nothing is landing today.   The probe will orbit Bennu for about 18 months first.

But arrival and orbit will be great to watch !


Edited by petert913, 03 December 2018 - 09:26 AM.


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Posted 03 December 2018 - 10:40 AM

Looks like it is at 11:45 pm Eastern time.



#4 CharlesC

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Posted 06 January 2019 - 05:20 PM

Pic right before entering orbit around Bennu including Earth/Moon in lower left.

https://www.asteroid...on-bennu-dec19/

 

Story on Bennu.

https://www.cnet.com...asteroid-bennu/

 

Osiris twitter feed.

https://twitter.com/OSIRISREx


Edited by CharlesC, 06 January 2019 - 05:22 PM.

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#5 John_Moore

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Posted 29 August 2019 - 02:02 PM

Nice animation (and explanation) HERE of the four possible sample sites.

 

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Posted 31 August 2019 - 04:01 PM

That little body is a treasure trove!  How to decide what to pick without leaving something else out?


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