NASA spacecraft headed back to Earth after 2 years

NOW: NASA spacecraft headed back to Earth after 2 years

(CBS 58) – NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is on its way back to Earth after almost two and a half years.

Before it returns, it will need to perform a critical maneuver.

NASA Flight Dynamics manager Jenny Getzandanner joined CBS 58 to talk about the maneuver the spacecraft’s trip back to earth.

OSIRIS-Rex launched in 2016 to capture a sample of an asteroid and bring it back to Earth.

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