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The OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return MissionInterpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith EXplorer) spacecraft will depart for asteroid (101955) Bennu, and when it does, humanity will turn an important corner in the exploration of the Solar System. After arriving at the asteroid in the Fall of 2018, it will undertake a program of observations designed to select a site suitable for retrieving a sample that will be returned to the Earth in 2023..
Document ID
20150000808
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Beshore, Edward (Arizona Univ. Tucson, AZ, United States)
Lauretta, Dante (Arizona Univ. Tucson, AZ, United States)
Boynton, William (Arizona Univ. Tucson, AZ, United States)
Shinohara, Chriss (Arizona Univ. Tucson, AZ, United States)
Sutter, Brian (Lockheed Martin Space Systems Co. Littleton, CO, United States)
Everett, David (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Gal-Edd, Jonathan S. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Mink, Ronald G. (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Moreau, Michael (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Dworkin, Jason (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, MD, United States)
Date Acquired
January 26, 2015
Publication Date
March 7, 2015
Subject Category
Lunar and Planetary Science and Exploration
Report/Patent Number
GSFC-E-DAA-TN19772
Meeting Information
IEEE 2015 Aerospace Conference(Big Sky, MT)
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNM10AA11C
CONTRACT_GRANT: NNG12FD66C
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Public Use Permitted.
Keywords
reentry
Asteroid
Sample Return

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