OSIRIS-REx Mission

  • 321Science! Promo

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    Join the 321Science! team as we explore asteroids, the Solar System, and NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission. Each month we post a fast-draw video on the OSIRIS-REx YouTube channel which explores a topic about the science and engineering of the mission.
    OSIRIS-REx is on the web at

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/OS...
    Twitter: @OSIRISREx

    Music: Feeling Positive by Matthias Harris
    Narrator: Hannah Tanquary.

    Thanks to the 321Science! team: Anna Spitz, Symeon Platts, Melissa Dykhuis, James Keane, Tiffany Hawley, Heather Roper, Zoe Bentley, Rose Patchell, Sarah Spitz, Hannah Tanquary, Rob Zellem, Ross Dubois, and OSIRIS-REx Scientists and Educators.

    OSIRIS-REx Presents 321Science! posts entertaining videos about asteroid science and mission information. OSIRIS-REx is a NASA New Frontiers mission which will launch to asteroid Bennu in 2016 and return a sample of the asteroid to Earth in 2023. Show less
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    • Asteroids v. Comets - Duration: 4 minutes, 58 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      OSIRIS-REx presents a new 321Science! video about the differences and similarities between asteroids and comets. This video explores the ways in which scientists are discovering that asteroids and ...
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    • What is the Yarkovsky Effect? - Duration: 3 minutes, 47 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Published on February 14, 2014.

      What is the Yarkovsky Effect? OSIRIS-REx presents the new 321Science video about how sunlight can affect the orbits of small asteroids. This video explores how the ...
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    • Asteroid Fact vs. Fiction - Duration: 4 minutes, 21 seconds.

      • 1 year ago
      Published on December 8, 2013.

      What are asteroids? What is science fiction and how much is science fact? OSIRIS-REx presents the first 321Science video about asteroids. This video looks at asteroi...
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    • What is the Scale of the Universe? - Duration: 2 minutes, 31 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
      OSIRIS-REx presents a video which looks at the scale of everything in the Universe, from our target asteroid, Bennu, all the way up to the Universe itself.

      OSIRIS-REx is on the web at
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    • What is Tisserands Parameter? - Duration: 90 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      OSIRIS-REx presents a new 321Science! video about Tisserand’s parameter. The video explores how scientists describe mathematically a comet’s orbit.

      OSIRIS-REx is on the web at
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    • The Long and Short of Comet Periods! - Duration: 119 seconds.

      • 7 months ago
      OSIRIS-REx presents a new 321Science! video about the comet periods. The video explores short period, long period, Jupiter-family and main belt comets.

      OSIRIS-REx is on the web at
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  • OSIRIS-REx Introduces Play

    The OSIRIS-REx team is made up of scientists, engineers, and managers from all over the world. These videos give a glimpse into their expertise and the journey they traveled to become part of the OSIRIS-REx team.
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