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Video: Asteroid sampler craft delivered to launch site

NASA’s OSIRIS-REx, the spacecraft that will grab a piece of Asteroid Bennu and return it to Earth, shipped to Kennedy Space Center from the Lockheed Martin production facilities in Denver on May 20 aboard an Air Force C-17. It was taken to the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility to begin pre-launch processing. Liftoff atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket is planned for Sept. 8.

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Video: Asteroid sampler craft delivered to launch site

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