June 18, 2021

Photos: Spectacular sunset launch of asteroid mission


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Sending the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft on an interplanetary trajectory to Asteroid Bennu, a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket thunders away from Cape Canaveral Thursday at 7:05 p.m. EDT (2305 GMT).

Credit: United Launch Alliance

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