What is OSIRIS-REx? Jun 16, 2016 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save As featured on Asteroid (or a sample from one) headed our way UA builds cutting-edge analytical facility to prepare for a couple ounces of space dust. +2 Liftoff! University of Arizona chases an asteroid Perfect launch sends tiny craft on a 4-billion-mile journey to bring back a handful of dust. +7 UA's Dante Lauretta was 'born to lead' a NASA mission As OSIRIS-REx cruises to Bennu, Lauretta and his team are gearing up to receive its treasure. More information University of Arizona counting down to asteroid missionUA-led mission to asteroid is ready for spaceKey dates in University of Arizona-led quest for asteroid pebblesBennu asteroid like Goldilocks, just right for OSIRIS-REx missionOSIRIS-REx will 'high five' — not land — on asteroidWeather should not be problem for OSIRIS-REx launchThursday is launch day for OSIRIS-REx mission to asteroidUniversity of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission also scanning space for 'Trojan' asteroidsUA-run HiRISE takes photos of Earth, moon as viewed from Mars orbitUA scientists worried about how political climate will affect scienceMt. Graham telescope spots OSIRIS-REx spacecraft days before it swings to asteroidUA scientists thrilled with OSIRIS-REx photos of Earth as it heads to asteroidUA student in Japan working on space mission to return asteroid sampleUA-led OSIRIS-REx mission catches first glimpse of asteroid BennuUniversity of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx mission sets eyes on asteroid Bennu, begins approach phaseSafely there: University of Arizona-led OSIRIS-REx arrives at asteroid Bennu Latest video Goodbye to multiple passwords? LABYRINTH MOVIE TRAILER Trailer - The Time Machine (1960) This garlic-peeling hack went viral and you won't be the same after watching it Blue Sky Science: Why do fresh cheese curds squeak? O.J. Simpson joins Twitter and denies sleeping with Kris Jenner Summer blues? Seasonal depression not just a winter thing Meet the perfectly preserved Ice Age wolf discovered in Siberia Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Recommended Special Science Section 2019: Science now Feb 7, 2019 View All Promotions promotion spotlight Which season suits you best? AP promotion spotlight Who's your TV mom? More Latest Local Offers Arizona Cactus Ranch 100% Pure, Concentrated Prickly Pear Nectar from Arizona Cactus Ranch! An Excellent Source of Vitamins! Golden Goose Thrift Shop Visit http://www.goldengooseaz.com/coupon.html to receive a 20% off coupon for any one regularly priced item JD's Auto Glass Windshield chipped? Let JD's Auto Glass help you out, we will even handle the insurance claim. Call us today!