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.
When I was a little girl, I liked to read a book full of illustrated Greek myths. There were stories of thrilling heroes and grotesque monsters, of epic quests and tragic failures. Origin stories,...
It’s the festive completion of the mission’s formulation stage What’s a PDR? A Preliminary Design Review. The objective is to evaluate the project’s readiness to proceed with implementation,...
The works from the 2017-2018 Psyche Inspired cohort are collected in a downloadable book that tells the story of Psyche through musical scores, sculptures, painting, 3-D models, photography,...
Beginning this month, the Arizona State University-led NASA Psyche Mission is expanding its innovative “Psyche Inspired” arts program to the national stage, inviting undergraduate...
The application for the 2018-2019 Psyche Inspired program is now available! The Psyche mission invites full-time, enrolled undergraduate students from universities and community colleges in the...
What are Psyche’s Systems Engineers doing now? I’m David Oh, and this is my second time writing for the Psyche Blog. As Psyche’s Project Systems Engineer, I lead a team responsible for...
Where Are We Now?
A space mission typically has six phases, A-F. The Psyche Mission is currently in “Phase B,” which lasts until May 2019. In this phase, the mission is focused on preliminary design.
Get Involved with Psyche
@NASAPsyche Inspired intern Carissa Tinoco's poster series takes a modern twist on a groovy style 🔮✌🏼💫and is a play-on-words of the Psyche Mission. View both posters at ➡️ https://t.co/JMJQtRcfe5 #psychedelic #sopsyched #soinspired #journeytoametalworld https://t.co/egML7SPvjm17 Nov 2018