On September 8, 2016, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft began its journey to near-Earth Bennu. As the sun began to set over Cape Canaveral, OSIRIS-REx made a picture-perfect liftoff from pad 41 aboard an Atlas V rocket, cheered on by crowds of personnel and space enthusiasts. This video revisits the with interviews and highlights from Kennedy Space Center, as OSIRIS-REx continues its seven-year journey to Bennu and back.

Learn more: https://www.nasa.gov/osiris-rex, http://www.asteroidmission.org/

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center/Dan Gallagher

Music credit: Killer Tracks: “Uncertain Tragedy,” “Particles and Fields,” “The Pressure Continues,” “Fear Index,” “Favor”

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