Gallery: Atlas V completes Assembly to send OSIRIS-REx on Asteroid Exploration Mission

The two-stage United Launch Alliance Atlas V 411 rocket is assembled at Space Launch Complex 41 of Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for the September 2016 launch window of the OSIRIS-REx mission. The assembly processes encompasses the installation of the Common Core Booster on the Mobile Launch Platform followed by the attachment of the single Solid Rocket Booster and the Centaur Upper Stage before the spacecraft can take its place atop its ride to space.

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