For the first time ever, we are
exploring a world made not of rock or ice,
but of metal.
Mission to a
Deep within the terrestrial planets, including Earth, scientists infer the presence of metallic cores, but these lie unreachably far below the planets’ rocky mantles and crusts. The asteroid Psyche offers a unique window into these building blocks of planet formation and the opportunity to investigate a previously unexplored type of world.
High-velocity impact experiments in support of the Psyche mission At the time of the Psyche mission selection, NASA officials asked us, “Is the science team ready to interpret the geology of...
POM POM ASTEROID PSYCHE TO SCALE HOW BIG IS THE PSYCHE SPACECRAFT BUILD YOUR OWN PAPER MODEL PSYCHE ZINE Psyche brochure VIDEO: WHY IS NASA SENDING A SPACECRAFT TO A METAL WORLD? VIDEO:...
Psyche brochure PSYCHE TO SCALE HOW BIG IS THE PSYCHE SPACECRAFT BUILD YOUR OWN PAPER MODEL PSYCHE ZINE VIDEO: WHY IS NASA SENDING A SPACECRAFT TO A METAL WORLD? INNOVATION TOOLKIT – online...
ACTIVITIES Psyche Brochure – Gives readers an overview of the entire mission. Zine – Print and fold your own paper zine that consists of images, written facts and poetry about Psyche....
This activity is designed to engage younger minds in to the mission and get them excited about visiting a new metal world! Download Tutorial
These two works are designed to engage younger students in the mission. The song, called “Beep, Boop, Beep, Boop Asteroid,” about finding Psyche, is set to the tune of “Twinkle, Twinkle,...
Where Are We Now?
A space mission typically has six phases, A-F. The Psyche Mission is currently in “Phase C,” which lasts until January 2021. In this phase, the mission is focused on final design and subsystem fabrication, assembly, and testing.
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It’s Friday the 13th 👀 but we’re not spooked - we’re feeling inspired!💫 Check out this incredible embroidered skull from last year’s @NASAPsyche #PsycheInspired intern & @ASU @asupublicsvc student, Olivia Ferrel! 💀 What’s your #FridayFeeling? 🤔 https://t.co/Xg7AWpOdCe13 Sep 2019