New Software Traces OSIRIS-REx’s Complex Route to Asteroid Bennu

A new software tracing the route of NASA's asteroid mission was recently previewed at the American Museum of Natural History's (AMNH) Hayden Planetarium.

A simulation of the OSIRIS-REX spacecraft's planned orbit of asteroid Bennu was shown in a special presentation on Sept. 12. The visualization was created in OpenSpace, an open-source platform that visualizes space missions in 3D funded by NASA. It provides the public with a view of the processes and space objects from different perspectives.

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