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Collection of names is now closed. Thank you for traveling to Bennu on the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft!

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission and The Planetary Society invited you to submit your name for a round-trip ride to asteroid Bennu. Your name will hitch a ride to the asteroid, spend 500 days there, and return in the Sample Return Capsule to Earth in 2023.

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