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Psyche Experience Mobile App – Trajectory

Institution

Arizona State University (Tempe Campus)

Class

Iron Class (2018 – 2019)

Student Team

Fatima Alburaikan, Computer Science
Yazeed Almazroa, Computer Science
Rakan Alshubat, Computer Science
Saeed Alteneiji, Computer Science
Stephanie Bookout, Graphic Design
Tristan Kimball, Computer Science
Pyae Naing, Engineering Management
Rudy Trigueros, Computer Science
Christina Webb, Graphic Design

Academic Guidance

Dr. Daniel McCarville, Professor of Practice, Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
Dr. Ryan Meuth, Lecturer, Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering
Prof. Al Sanft, Associate Professor, Visual Communication Design
Dr. Ming Zhao, Associate Professor, Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering

Project Description

Our team was one of six teams developing an interactive app in a capstone competition for the NASA Psyche mission.  The goal of the app was to engage the public with the mission in an exciting way that helps to create a connection. Our team came up with an idea of a game where the player starts with a basic spacecraft flying in space, collecting coins and dodging obstacles to reach Psyche asteroid by upgrading the spacecraft using the coins collected from each attempt. Clink here to play the mobile app on a web browser.

Screen cap of main menu of the mobile app.

 

Mobile app gameplay.

 

Pause menu for mobile app.

 

Mobile app upgrade screen.

 

Mobile app upgrade pop up.

 

Mobile app game over screen.

This work was created in partial fulfillment of Arizona State University Capstone Courses “GRA 461-462,” “CSE 485-486,” and “IEE 485-486.” The work is a result of the Psyche Student Collaborations component of NASA’s Psyche Mission (https://psyche.asu.edu). “Psyche: A Journey to a Metal World” [Contract number NNM16AA09C] is part of the NASA Discovery Program mission to solar system targets. Trade names and trademarks of ASU and NASA are used in this work for identification only. Their usage does not constitute an official endorsement, either expressed or implied, by Arizona State University or National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of ASU or NASA.