September 28, 2017 / NASA
NASA Glenn Tests Thruster Bound for Metal World
As NASA looks to explore deeper into our solar system, one of the key areas of interest is studying worlds that can help researchers better understand our solar system and the universe around...
July 20, 2017 / Suzanne Wilson
ASU-led Psyche mission boosts case for a deeper dive into space
ASU Foundation Professor Lindy Elkins-Tanton goes to bat for space exploration at congressional subcommittee hearing.
June 29, 2017 / admin
Asteroid Day: Rock on with your space self
Celebrate with a crash course on ASU’s NASA missions, meteorite collections and more.
May 24, 2017 / NASA
NASA Moves Up Launch of Psyche Mission to a Metal Asteroid
Psyche, NASA’s Discovery Mission to a unique metal asteroid, has been moved up one year with launch in the summer of 2022, and with a planned arrival at the main belt asteroid in 2026 —...
April 19, 2017 / Penny Walker
An ASU space celebration
Sometimes it’s OK to get a little starry-eyed. That was the case Monday night in Tempe at the Discovery Mission Celebration of the Psyche and Lucy missions, where scientists, support staff...
March 15, 2017 / Skip Derra
ASU techies create 3-D model of mysterious, metal asteroid Psyche
Exploring new worlds requires vision and some well-educated guesses; visual cues are nice, too. The asteroid Psyche is a new world that will be explored by a group of space scientists led by...
February 13, 2017 / Scott Seckel
5 things we love about space at ASU
ASU is rapidly becoming known for its out-of-this-world endeavors. From Psyche to CubeSat. From Mars to the moon. Here, in honor of Valentine’s Day, are five things we (heart) about space:
January 6, 2017 / SSL
SSL TO PROVIDE SPACECRAFT FOR NASA ASTEROID EXPLORATION MISSION
SSL, a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems, today announced that it will provide a spacecraft platform for a NASA Discovery Mission to explore the metallic asteroid...
January 6, 2017 / Scott Seckel
2017: ASU Space Odyssey
NASA mission selections show how the nation’s most innovative university embodies the spirit of exploration
January 4, 2017 / Karin Valentine
ASU to lead deep-space NASA mission for 1st time
Arizona State University’s Psyche Mission, a journey to a metal asteroid, has been selected for flight, marking the first time the school will lead a deep-space NASA mission and the first...
January 4, 2017 / NASA
NASA Selects Two Missions to Explore the Early Solar System
NASA has selected two missions that have the potential to open new windows on one of the earliest eras in the history of our solar system – a time less than 10 million years after the birth...