Planetary Society 2013 Contest

In May 2013 the IAU officially renamed Asteroid 1999 RQ36 to Bennu, the winning entry in the Planetary Society's Name That Asteroid!  contest.  

This became the first cosmic object since Pluto to be named by a school child

Asteroid Bennu

OSIRIS-REx Mission​ 

 Target of the September 2016 OSIRIS-REx Launch 

(University of Arizona website)

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