Dante Lauretta is a Professor of Planetary Science in the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at the University of Arizona. He is the Principal Investigator for the NASA OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission. This blog is his forum to share experiences related to planetary exploration including the science, engineering, managerial, and political issues surrounding this topic.
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- Searching for the Earth-Trojan Asteroids
- OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Check Out and Early Cruise Phase Activities
- OSIRIS-REx – Day 2 in Space
- The Atlas V 411 AV-067: Our Ride to Space
- On the Lighter Side – Lauretta’s Margarita Recipes
- What Would Happen if Asteroid Bennu Were to Impact the Earth?
- 39 Days to Launch – What’s Left to Get Done?
- Review: Xtronaut Board Game
- The Journey to Kennedy Space Center
- Engineering an Impact on the New Frontier