OSIRIS-REx embarks on 7-year journey – Satellite News Digest

Rocket: Atlas V; Payload: OSIRIS-REx; Date: 8 September 2016, 2305 UTC; Launch site: Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, USA. The Atlas V launched the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft into a hyperbolic trajectory away from Earth where it will begin a seven-year mission to return an asteroid sample.


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