Key dates: Osiris Rex launch September 3, 2016,
Bennu arrival 2018,
Bennu departure 2021,
Sample return 2023,
End of mission 2025.
A digital copy of The Traveling Mind, by Jina Wallwork, has gone into space. This is part of the Osiris Rex mission to Bennu. NASA decided to take a collection of artwork into space as part of the mission and Jina’s art is included.
NASA announces the art project http://www.nasa.gov/press-release/nasa-invites-public-to-send-artwork-to-an-asteroid
Press on the art project