Since its launch on Sept. 8, 2016, OSIRIS-REx has spent two and a half years catching up with asteroid Bennu on its orbit around the sun. The spacecraft’s arrival at Bennu on Dec. 3, 2018, marked a major milestone, with the mission transitioning from flying toward the asteroid to orbiting around it.

Josh Brewer

From his days begging for food in his native Ethiopia to the horrific accident that nearly claimed his life, Josh Brewer endured more than his fair share of trauma by the time he was a high school senior, yet his perseverance and drive only continued to grow.

Sudha Ram

Every time University of Arizona students swipe their ID cards — at the student union, the rec center, the library — they leave a digital trace, showing exactly where they’ve been and when.


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