NASA OSIRIS-REx Mission: Insight into the Origin of Volatiles Through the Analysis of Samples from Asteroid 101955 Bennu

A photo of Osiris Rex drilling into Bennu
  • Sunday January 31, 2021
  • 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm EST
  • Dr. Pierre Haenecour, Assistant Professor in the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory
  • The University of Arizona
  • Audience: Family

The NASA OSIRIS-REx mission will return samples from asteroid 101955 Bennu in September, 2023. Dr. Pierre Haenecour will provide an overview of the mission, the current key results, the predicted nature of the collected samples and plans for analysis.


A photo of Osiris Rex drilling into Bennu