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NASA’s asteroid chaser swings by Earth on way to space rock

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 Sept. 8, 2016, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. (Photo courtesy of NASA)

The United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying NASA’s Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 Sept. 8, 2016, at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. (Photo courtesy of NASA)