Jun 11, 2018
This past week, OSIRIS-REx continued nominal operations en route to asteroid Bennu. The spacecraft has been in space for 640 days and is currently 56.4 million km from Earth.
On the ground, several members of the OSIRIS-REx team were recognized with 2018 NASA Agency Honor Awards:
- Peter Antreasian – Exceptional Public Service Medal
- Coralie Jackman and Devin Poland – Early Career Public Achievement Medal
- Dennis Reuter – Distinguished Service Medal
- OSIRIS-REx Earth Gravity Assist (EGA) Team – Group Achievement Award
- OCAMS Instrument Team/Bashar Rizk – Silver Achievement Medal