The Mars InSight lander only just touched down on the Red Planet, but NASA is already gearing up for the landing of another incredibly interesting mission. The Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer spacecraft (OSIRIS-REx for short) is getting ever closer to the space rock known as Bennu, and NASA is going to host a live stream to celebrate the occasion.

The arrival is slated for 12 p.m. EST on Monday, December 3rd, and the stream will provide live coverage from the OSIRIS-REx mission control room so we can all watch as the engineers monitor the status of the spacecraft.

The name OSIRIS-REx might not be familiar to you but the mission has actually been underway for a long, long time. The spacecraft

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