Aug 27, 2018

This last week the team processed and released its first set of images of the mission’s target asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft’s PolyCam camera took the images from a distance of approximately 2.2 million km. Now that OSIRIS-REx has come into instrument range of Bennu, the spacecraft’s science payload will make regular observations of Bennu and its surroundings as it continues to approach the asteroid.

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