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OSIRIS-REx stows its asteroid sample earlier than planned

The decision was made when the team determined they had plenty of material, which was leaking from the collection head.

OSIRIS-REx’s asteroid tag historic moment for NASA

The mission's principal investigator discusses the next steps.

Preliminary data suggests OSIRIS-REx sample event a success

The first pictures back from the asteroid Bennu have been welcomed as good news by mission scientists.

OSIRIS-REx touches an asteroid

The UA-led project is a first for NASA.

OSIRIS-REx mission enters home stretch

UA-backed spacecraft is less than a month away from its first asteroid sampling attempt.

Successful OSIRIS-REx rehearsal boosts optimism

The rehearsal put the spacecraft within 40 meters of the asteroid Bennu's surface.

OSIRIS-REx completes successful rehearsal above asteroid's surface

The mission is scheduled to collect a sample of material from the asteroid Bennu in October.

OSIRIS-REx passes milestone by rehearsing approach to asteroid

The first major rehearsal had the added challenge of COVID-19, which meant the mission's team could not be together for the test.

Discussions continue about mysterious particles around asteroid Bennu

Scientists say the objects, first detected in January, pose no threat to the OSIRIS-REx mission

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.

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