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Photos: OSIRIS-REx on pad to begin voyage to Bennu and back

Headed to a relic from the solar system’s formation over four billion years ago, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx sample return craft was moved to Cape Canaveral’s Complex 41 launch pad today in preparation for liftoff Thursday aboard an Atlas 5 rocket en route to Asteroid Bennu hoping to find the seeds of life.

Credit: NASA

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Photos: OSIRIS-REx on pad to begin voyage to Bennu and back

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