OSIRIS-REx Set of 5 Coins
Leading the charge in asteroid study
OSIRIS-REx is the current NASA mission that is studying the asteroid Bennu. Each of the five coins represents a key element of the mission:
- Launch coin: features the Atlas V rocket, struck in solid copper
- Gravity Assist coin: features OSIRIS-REx and the Earth during its gravity assist maneuver
- Surveying coin: features Bennu and the OSIRIS-REx, struck in solid brass
- Sample Collection coin: features OSIRIS-REx and the TAGSAM taking a sample from Bennu, struck in solid brass
- Landing coin: features Sample Return Capsule and parachute during descent to Earth, struck in solid steel
Coins designed by Dylan Craig
Learn more about the OSIRIS-REx mission at asteroidmission.org
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This is a worthwhile purchase for anyone interested in space exploration and science.