OSIRIS-REx News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Invites Media to New OSIRIS-REx, Asteroid Bennu Study Briefing
    NASA HQ - Monday, August 9, 2021
    Posted on: 8/9/2021 10:03:05 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Public, Media to Watch Asteroid Mission Begin Return to Earth
    NASA HQ - Thursday, May 6, 2021
    Posted on: 5/6/2021 11:35:39 PM PDT

  • NASA's OSIRIS-REx to Fly a Farewell Tour of Bennu
    NASA HQ - Friday, February 12, 2021
    Posted on: 2/12/2021 11:40:32 PM PDT

  • NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Plans for May Asteroid Departure
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, January 26, 2021
    Posted on: 1/26/2021 6:09:54 PM PDT

  • OSIRIS-REx Successfully Stows Sample of Asteroid Bennu
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 29, 2020
    Posted on: 10/29/2020 10:07:10 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Briefing on OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Stowage
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 29, 2020
    Posted on: 10/29/2020 4:11:55 PM PDT

  • NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Goes for Early Stow of Asteroid Sample
    NASA HQ - Monday, October 26, 2020
    Posted on: 10/26/2020 9:09:05 PM PDT

  • NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Collects Significant Amount of Asteroid
    NASA HQ - Friday, October 23, 2020
    Posted on: 10/23/2020 9:16:29 PM PDT

  • NASA Invites Media to Briefing on OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Collection
    NASA HQ - Friday, October 23, 2020
    Posted on: 10/23/2020 8:30:47 PM PDT

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion Powers OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Collection
    Aerojet Rocketdyne - Monday, October 19, 2020
    Posted on: 10/19/2020 8:20:57 PM PDT

  • Update: NASA to Broadcast OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Collection Activities
    NASA HQ - Monday, October 19, 2020
    Posted on: 10/19/2020 3:01:42 PM PDT

  • NASA to Broadcast OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Collection
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 14, 2020
    Posted on: 10/15/2020 12:26:26 AM PDT

  • NASA to Host Media Teleconference on Asteroid Sample Return Mission
    NASA HQ - Thursday, March 14, 2019
    Posted on: 3/15/2019 12:42:43 AM PDT

  • NASA Provides Live Coverage of Spacecraft Arrival at Asteroid That May Have Answers to the Origin of our Solar System
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Wednesday, November 28, 2018
    Posted on: 11/29/2018 2:49:56 AM PDT

  • NASA OSIRIS-REx Flexes its "Arm" Before Arriving at Asteroid Bennu
    Lockheed Martin Corporation - Friday, November 16, 2018
    Posted on: 11/17/2018 1:00:09 AM PDT

  • NASA to Host Media Briefing on Mission to Return Asteroid Sample to Earth
    NASA HQ - Monday, August 20, 2018
    Posted on: 8/20/2018 9:09:42 PM PDT

  • Canadian technology launches aboard NASA mission to collect sample from mysterious asteroid
    Canadian Space Agency - Friday, September 9, 2016
    Posted on: 9/9/2016 3:19:06 PM PDT

  • OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission Will Carry Student X-Ray Experiment
    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics - Wednesday, September 7, 2016
    Posted on: 9/7/2016 8:19:07 PM PDT

  • NASA Offers Media Live-Shot Interviews about First-Ever NASA Asteroid Sample Return Mission
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, September 6, 2016
    Posted on: 9/6/2016 9:15:10 PM PDT

  • Media Advisory - Launch of Canadian Instrument on NASA's First Asteroid Sample Return Mission
    Canadian Space Agency - Tuesday, September 6, 2016
    Posted on: 9/6/2016 9:13:43 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • Motion of Dust Ejected from the Surface of Asteroid (101955) Bennu
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - October 21, 2020
    Posted on: 10/21/2020 2:16:43 PM PDT

  • OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Collection Set for October 20th
    University of Arizona - May 22, 2020
    Posted on: 5/22/2020 9:04:45 PM PDT

  • OSIRIS-REx Swoops Over Sample Site Nightingale
    NASA HQ - March 5, 2020
    Posted on: 3/5/2020 11:35:10 PM PDT

  • OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Earth Flyby Results & Image Release
    University of Arizona - September 21, 2017
    Posted on: 9/21/2017 5:01:31 PM PDT

  • OSIRIS-REx Successfully Adjusts Course
    Goddard Space Flight Center - August 25, 2017
    Posted on: 8/25/2017 8:32:28 PM PDT

  • NASA ROSES-17 Amendment 16: New Information and Due Date Delay for C.22 OREx PSP
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - July 11, 2017
    Posted on: 7/11/2017 4:51:29 PM PDT

  • Recovery of Bennu's Orientation for the OSIRIS-REx Mission: Implications for the Spin State Accuracy and Geolocation Errors
    arXiv.org e-Print archive - April 20, 2017
    Posted on: 4/20/2017 5:56:24 PM PDT

  • ROSES-17 Amendment 2: OREx-PSP Draft Text for Community Comment
    NASA Science Mission Directorate - March 2, 2017
    Posted on: 3/2/2017 8:28:58 PM PDT