S. R Chesley, D. Farnocchia, M. C. Nolan, D. Vokrouhlicky, P. W Chodas, A. Milani, F. Spoto, B. Rozitis, L. A. M. Benner, W. F Bottke, M. W Busch, J. P Emery, E. S Howell, D. S Lauretta, J.-L. Margot, P. A Taylor. Orbit and bulk density of the OSIRIS-REx target Asteroid (101955) Bennu. Icarus 235, 5–22.

J.P. Emery, Y.R. Fernández, M.S.P. Kelley, K.T. Wardennèe Crane, C. Hergenrother, D.S. Lauretta, M.J. Drake, H. Campins, J. Ziffer. Thermal Infrared Observations and Thermophysical Characterization of OSIRIS-REx Target Asteroid (101955) Bennu. Icarus 234, 17 – 35.

D. S. Lauretta, A. E. Bartels, M. A. Barucci, E. B. Bierhaus, R. P. Binzel, W. F. Bottke, H. Campins, S. R. Chesley, B. C. Clark, B. E. Clark, E. A. Cloutis, H. C. Connolly, M. K. Crombie, M. Delbó, J. P. Dworkin, J. P. Emery, D. P. Glavin, V. E. Hamilton, C. W. Hergenrother, C. L. Johnson, L. P. Keller, P. Michel, M. C. Nolan, S. A. Sandford, D. J. Scheeres, A. A. Simon, B. M. Sutter, D. Vokrouhlický, K. J. Walsh. The OSIRIS-REx Target Asteroid 101955 Bennu: Constraints on its Physical, Geological, and Dynamical Nature from Astronomical Observations. Meteoritics and Planetary Science (in press).

J. W. McMahon, D. J. Scheeres, and K. Berry. Asteroid Proximity Navigation using Direct Altimetry Measurements. 2014 AAS/AIAA Spaceflight Mechanics Meeting, in Santa Fe, NM. Paper No. AAS 14-354.


B. Allen, J. Grindlay, J. Hong, R. P. Binzel, R. Masterson, N. K. Inamdar, M. Chodas, M. W. Smith, M. W. Bautz, S. E. Kissel, J. Villasenor, M. Oprescu, N. Induni. The REgolith X-Ray Imaging Spectrometer (REXIS) for OSIRIS-REx: Identifying Regional Elemental Enrichment on Asteroids. Proceedings of SPIE 8840, 88400M-1.

K. Berry, B. Sutter, A. May, K. Williams, B.W. Barbee, M. Beckman, B. Williams. OSIRIS-REx Touch-And-Go (TAG) Mission Design and Analysis. AAS Guidance And Control Conference #36 in Breckenridge, CO. Paper No. AAS 13-095.

R. P. Binzel and F. DeMeo. 2013. Latitudinal Spectral Variations on Asteroid 101955 Bennu. AAS Division for Planetary Sciences Meeting #45 in Denver, CO. Paper No. 208.07

C. W. Hergenrother, M. C. Nolan, R. P. Binzel, E. A. Cloutis, M. A. Barucci, P. Michel, D. J. Scheeres, C. Drouet d’Aubigny, D. Lazzaroh, N. Pinilla-Alonsoi, H. Campins, J. Licandro, B. E. Clark, B. Rizk, E. C. Beshore, and D. S. Lauretta. Lightcurve, Color and Phase Function Photometry of the OSIRIS-REx Target Asteroid (101955) Bennu. Icarus 226, 663–670.

C. Lantz, B. E. Clark, M. A. Barucci, D. S. Lauretta. Evidence for the Effects of Space Weathering Spectral Signatures on Low Albedo Asteroids. Astronomy and Astrophysics 554, A138.

M. C. Nolan, C. Magri, E. S. Howell, L. A. M. Benner, J. D. Giorgini, C. W. Hergenrother, R. S. Hudson, D. S. Lauretta, J.-L. Margot, S. J. Ostro, D. J. Scheeres. Shape Model and Surface Properties of the OSIRIS-REx Target Asteroid (101955) Bennu from Radar and Lightcurve observations. Icarus 226, 629–640.

K. J. Walsh, M. Delbó, W. F. Bottke, D. Vokrouhlický, D. S. Lauretta. Introducing the Eulalia and new Polana asteroid families: re-assessing primitive asteroid families in the inner Main Belt. Icarus 225, 283–297.


S. R. Chesley, M. C. Nolan, D. Farnocchia, A. Milani, J. P. Emery, D. Vokrouhlicky, D. S. Lauretta, P. A. Taylor, L. A. M. Benner, J. D. Giorgini, M. Brozovic, M. W. Busch, J. Margot, E. S. Howell, S. P. Naidu, G. B. Valsecchi, F. Bernardi. The trajectory dynamics of near-Earth asteroid (101955) 1999 RQ36. AAS Division of Dynamical Astronomy Meeting #43 Mt. Hood, OR. Paper No. #7.08.

D. Farnocchia, S. R. Chesley, D. Vokrouhlicky, A. Milani, F. Spoto. Near Earth Asteroids with measurable Yarkovsky effect. ArXiv e-prints.

T. G. Muller, L. O’Rourke, A. M. Barucci, A. Pal, C. Kiss, P. Zeidler, B. Altieri, B. M. Gonzalez-Garcia, M. Kuppers. Physical properties of OSIRIS-REx target asteroid(101955) 1999 RQ36. Astronomy and Astrophysics 548, A36.


B. E. Clark, R. P. Binzel, E. Howell, E. A. Cloutis, M. Ockert-Bella, P. Christensen, A. Barucci, F. DeMeo, D. S. Lauretta, H. Connolly Jr., A. Soderberg. Asteroid (101955) 1999 RQ36: Spectroscopy from 0.4 to 2.5μm and Meteorite Analogs. Icarus 216, 462-475.


H. Campins, A. Morbidelli, K. Tsiganis, J. de Le´on, J. Licandro, and D. Lauretta. The Origin of Asteroid 101955 (1999 RQ36). The Astrophysical Journal Letters 721, L53–L57.

J. P. Emery, Y. R. Fernández, M. S. Kelley, C. Hergenrother, J. Ziffer, D. S. Lauretta, M. J. Drake, H. Campins. Thermophysical characterization of potential spacecraft target (101955) 1999 RQ36. Lunar and Planetary Science Conference XXXXI in Woodlands, TX. Paper No. 2282.


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