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Space Scientists Look For Answers in OSIRIS-REx Photos

Particles and boulders pose new questions for planetary researchers.

OSIRIS-REx Photographs Unique Particles Blasted From Bennu

An unexpected discovery excites UA scientists leading the asteroid sampling mission.

The Journey of NASA'S OSIRIS-REx Mission

A look back at the UA-led mission's origins and next steps in 2019.

Rocks On Bennu Create Bump for OSIRIS-REx Sample Search

The scientists have found more rocks than expected on the surface of the asteroid Bennu.

Upcoming Milestones for OSIRIS-REx Mission

A discussion with the mission's image processing lead scientist.

Asteroid Receives Holiday Visitor: OSIRIS-REx Arrives at Bennu

About the size of an SUV, the spacecraft will shadow the asteroid for a year, before scooping up some gravel for return to Earth in 2023.

OSIRIS-REx is Arriving at Asteroid Bennu Monday

The UA-led mission will begin orbital operations after the spacecraft's initial journey of more than two years.

Earth's Gravity to Slingshot Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft to Target Friday

Maneuver uses Earth's gravity rather than fuel to put OSIRIS-REx on course.

UA Space Programs to Launch 'Asteroid Day' 2017 Stream

OSIRIS-REx, Catalina Sky Survey lead off programming.

UA to Get Early Sample of Asteroid for Study

The material should give a glimpse into the history of Bennu, and of the universe.

OSIRIS-REx Takes Photo of Jupiter, 3 Moons

UA-led mission testing out its cameras in search of Trojan asteroids.

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft 'Aces' Its First Deep-Space Maneuver

Engines fired to set up gravity assist for the UA-led mission's spacecraft.

OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission Fires Engine in Space

Deep-space maneuver directs the UA-led spacecraft back toward Earth

Year-End: Space Missions Topped Arizona Science News

Science reporter Sara Hammond looks back at discovery and destinations.

On Way to Bennu, OSIRIS-REx Looks for 'Trojan' Asteroids

The rare objects are hidden from view of Earth's telescopes.

OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft, Instruments Healthy

Asteroid mission science instruments send back data from space.

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