NASA’s OSIRIS REx Mission to the asteroid Bennu

NASA’s OSIRIS REx spacecraft is undertaking a complex mission. Launched in September of 2016, it will reach the asteroid Bennu in the fall of 2018. After a detailed examination of the type C or carbonaceous asteroid it will slowly contact the surface using a sample retrieval arm. The sample will then be placed into a special reentry vessel for return to Earth.

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Raymond Cassel

Raymond is an award-winning illustrator, designer and photographer. To date, Raymond has created design work for a variety of industries including aviation, telecommunications, medical equipment, environmental, training, science education, and non-profit. Throughout his career Raymond has managed projects as diverse as large print runs; construction of an airplane cockpit mock-up for tradeshows; interactive multimedia; graphic user interfaces; video and animation; and corporate branding. Raymond graduated from Metropolitan State College of Denver with a BA in industrial design. As a result of his education many aspects of industrial design are apparent in his design process. This experience allows Raymond to think beyond two-dimensional design. He is able to build rough form-study mock-ups in a digital or physical representation.

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