Gallery Type: Videos & Animations
May 5, 2022
NASA’s Psyche Mission to an Asteroid: Official NASA Trailer
Join the journey as NASA’s Psyche mission team launches in 2022 to explore a unique metallic asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter. The asteroid, likely made largely of nickel-iron...
September 8, 2021
NASA Psyche Mission: Charting a Metallic World
In this artist’s rendition, we explore a metallic world named Psyche, an asteroid that offers a unique window into the building blocks of planet formation. The NASA Psyche mission launches...
June 30, 2021
Meet NASA’s Psyche Team Who Will Measure the Asteroid’s Magnetic Field
NASA’s Psyche team will measure the asteroid’s magnetic field using a magnetometer. This instrument is composed of two identical high-sensitivity magnetic field sensors located at the middle...
March 29, 2021
Psyche Spacecraft Chassis Arrival at JPL
A spacecraft’s journey doesn’t begin on the launchpad. Our Psyche spacecraft will explore an asteroid, but first we have to finish building it. Psyche has arrived at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory,...
July 7, 2020
Meet the NASA Psyche team who will map Psyche’s elemental composition
Meet the team designing and building the Psyche mission’s gamma ray and neutron spectrometer. This instrument on the spacecraft will detect, measure, and map Psyche’s elemental composition....
January 26, 2020
Psyche Mission: Co-Investigator Dr. Tim McCoy
Join NASA Psyche Mission Co-Investigator Dr. Tim McCoy as he takes us on a journey from his first geology class to his current role as Curator-in-Charge of the US National Meteorite Collection...
January 25, 2020
NASA Psyche Online Courses
While the spacecraft and instruments of the NASA Psyche Mission are being designed and built in preparation for launch to the Psyche asteroid in 2022, the mission management team at Arizona State...
December 31, 2019
Engineering Process Part 1
Do you know what the engineering process is and how it is used? Watch this video to learn how scientist and engineers tackle real world problems and come up with new innovate solutions.
December 31, 2019
Engineering Process Part 2
Watch this video to learn about the engineering process and see how it is implemented in real life with the NASA Psyche Mission!
November 12, 2019
NASA Psyche Mission: Undergraduate Capstone Projects
Wonder what it’s like to be a part of a capstone project for a NASA mission? The NASA Psyche Mission offers capstone projects to undergraduate students at universities across the country! Check...
September 5, 2019
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 on metallic asteroids. Join Psyche Mission...