bennu

Mission to Bennu

The first U.S. mission to return samples from an asteroid to Earth, addressing multiple NASA Solar System Exploration objectives.

Get Involved
Get Involved

Our mission to Bennu is a very long ride. Join us along the way, and stay informed on all mission updates.

Team
Team

The OSIRIS-REx mission has a multi-generational team. Collaborators from institutions around the US and other countries contribute their expertise.

Q & A
Q & A

Are you interested in rocket science, space itself or even how we plan for life in the future on Earth? Here is where you can find your answers, and if you don’t see your question - ask it!

Contact
Contact

Interested in becoming an OSIRIS-REx ambassador? From the press? Or you just have a general question? Feel free to contact us.

Latest Updates

  • University of Arizona Cameras Give Sight to NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission

    August 24, 2015

    From over two million kilometers away, a powerful camera on NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft will “see” the tiny asteroid Bennu for the first time, helping to guide the spacecraft to its destination. Once there, its versatile focus mechanism will transform the camera from a telescope to a microscope, enabling […]

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  • PI BLOG:  PLOT TWIST: HOW I BECAME THE OSIRIS-REx VIDEOGRAPHER

    PI BLOG: PLOT TWIST: HOW I BECAME THE OSIRIS-REx VIDEOGRAPHER

    August 12, 2015

    Guest Blogger:  Symeon Platts.  My name is Symeon Platts. I am a dog owner first and a cinematographer second. I graduated from the University of Arizona with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Media Arts this past May, and I am now the Videographer for the OSIRIS-REx mission […]

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  • PI BLOG:  A VISIT TO THE ATLO FLOOR

    PI BLOG: A VISIT TO THE ATLO FLOOR

    July 29, 2015

    Last month I finally got up close and personal with the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft. I am now making regular visits to the Lockheed Martin Space Systems facility in Littleton, Colorado, where OSIRIS-REx is under construction […]

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