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Launch Day Looms For NASA Asteroid Sample Return Mission

Launch Day Looms For NASA Asteroid Sample Return Mission

Lola Gayle, STEAM Register NASA is gearing up for its first mission to return a sample of an asteroid to Earth. NASA’s OSIRIS-REx is scheduled to launch from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016, at 7:05 p.m. EDT. Once launched, OSIRIS-REx will travel to a near-Earth asteroid called […]