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Psyche Mission: Simone Marchi Science Team Co-Investigator
...One of the first steps in understanding the geology of Psyche is for the Psyche science team to find out more about collisions and crater formation...
Psyche Orbital Operations
...NASA’s Psyche spacecraft will gather science at the asteroid Psyche at four orbit altitudes, as depicted in this graphic. It has been updated...
Psyche Multispectral Imager: First Light
...assemble individual filter images into true color and false color composites) was taken this past week in the electronics lab at Malin Space Science...
Spacecraft in Integration & Test
...covers. Mounted on the right is the strut tower, which will host the sensors for two of the science instruments – the magnetometer and the Gamma-Ray...
Orbiting Asteroid Psyche (Illustration)
...to dip into lower and lower orbits as it conducts its science investigation. Eventually, the spacecraft will establish a final orbit (Orbit D) about...
Psyche: Join the Journey to a Metal World
Join the Psyche team to explore why this mission was selected for NASA’s Discovery Program, how we’ll get to the asteroid, what we hope to learn from...
ASU KEDtalk: Psyche – Journey to a Metal World
...world who has an asteroid named after her (Google Asteroid 8252 Elkins-Tanton). Why should we explore space? What does science need to make real progress?...
Psyche Mission: Co-Investigator Dr. Tim McCoy
...National Meteorite Collection at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and his role on the Psyche Mission Science Team. Along the way,...
NASA’s Psyche Gets Its Huge Solar Arrays Permanently Installed
...the journey to the asteroid and for operating the spacecraft’s science instruments. When unfolded, each array is 37 feet (11.3 meters) long. Psyche...
Psyche Power Electronics Engineer Meena Sreekantamurthy – Behind the Spacecraft
...the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, explains how power is critical for gathering the mission’s science data. She also talks about...
Psyche Multispectral Imager Filter Wheel
...A photo of one of the Psyche Multispectral Imager flight filter wheels, recently completed by Malin Space Science Systems’ mechanisms subcontractor...
Psyche Multispectral Imager: Green Filter
...a company named Materion Precision Optics in Westford, Massachusetts, and the photo was taken by Mike Ravine, Psyche’s Instrument Manager at Malin...
...distribution assembly, the X-band telecommunications hardware suite, three science instruments (two imagers, two magnetometers, and a gamma-ray neutron...
...added to the spacecraft including the command and data handling system, a power distribution assembly, the X-band telecommunications hardware suite,...
...hardware suite, three science instruments (two imagers, two magnetometers, and a Gamma-Ray Neutron Spectrometer), and a deep space optical communications...
Psyche Mission Timeline Image
...they proceed based on the changing amount of sunlight illuminating the asteroid’s surface during observation and the kind of science that can...