April 3, 2018 / Karin Valentine
NASA Psyche Mission: Journey to a Metal World
Psyche is both the name of an asteroid orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter — and the name of a NASA space mission to visit that asteroid, led by Arizona State University. Join the Psyche...
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.
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 —...
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...
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 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...