To Bennu and back: The OSIRIS-REx mission and the significance to Canada

Davis Building - Room SE2074 1867 1C6, Inner Cir Rd, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Talk Synopsis The OSIRIS-REx mission is a NASA-lead mission to a carbonaceous Near-Earth Asteroid Bennu and return the sample back to Earth in September 2023. An extended mission will take the spacecraft into orbit around near-Earth asteroid Apophis in 2029. OSIRIS-REx was launched on September 8, 2016 and rendezvoused with Bennu on December 3, 2018. […]