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.
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When I was an undergrad student at a university in northern Indiana with a penchant for football, Wednesday and Thursday nights were reserved for one thing: homework. I wasn’t necessarily driven...
Since August 2017, the Psyche Mission has engaged hundreds of undergraduate students in working on capstone projects related to the mission. Capstone courses are culminating courses that give...
The ASU-led NASA Psyche Mission is inviting undergraduate students from any university or community college in the U.S. and its territories to apply to become one of the space mission’s featured...
The application for the 2019-2020 Psyche Inspired program is now available! The Psyche mission invites full-time, enrolled undergraduate students from universities and community colleges in the...
Designed to explore a metal asteroid that could be the heart of a planet, the Psyche mission is readying for a 2022 launch. After extensive review, NASA Headquarters in Washington has approved...
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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What will we find when we #JourneyToAMetalWorld? 🤔 “We think the metallic class of asteroids like @NASAPsyche are the remains of ancient cores of planets,” says @ASU’s Jim Bell ☄️ Read more about the Psyche asteroid hype in this NBC article: https://t.co/NIJB8liX7N22 Aug 2019