Second Instrument Delivered for NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission

An instrument that will explore the surface of a primitive asteroid in search of water and organic materials has arrived at Lockheed Martin Space Systems in Denver for installation onto NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, and Security–Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx). “The OVIRS team has met all of their technical requirements,” said Mike Donnelly, OSIRIS-REx project […]

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission Passes Critical Milestone

NASA’s groundbreaking science mission to retrieve a sample from an ancient space rock has moved closer to fruition. The Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission has passed a critical milestone in its path towards launch and is officially authorized to transition into its next phase. Artist concept of OSIRIS-REx, the first […]

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