NASA shared a GIF of Osiris-Rex on Friday made from images captured on Sept. 2. It looks like some sort of weird television static. A red box marks the blurry spacecraft's location. Black and white are reversed to help us see the spacecraft better. It's the first view of Osiris-Rex from Earth since it launched.
Osiris-Rex is on its way toward us to use the planet's gravitational field to help aim it toward the asteroid Bennu. It's expected to reach its target in 2018, survey the asteroid, retrieve a surface sample and return to Earth in 2023.
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