Send Your Name to Psyche


Michigan State University


Iron Class (2018 – 2019)

Student Team

Sarah Clark, Applied Engineering Sciences
Pearce Manson, Applied Engineering Sciences
Greta Nameti, Supply Chain Management
Tina Nguyen, Supply Chain Management
Ashley Williams, Supply Chain Management

Academic Guidance

Dr. Jim Lang, Industrial Liason for Design Projects, MSU Mechanical Engineering Department

Project Description

In preparation for a possible outreach opportunity for the public to submit their names to be included on a microchip on the Psyche spacecraft prior to launch, the team considered and investigated the processes, work flows, data management needs, etc. of running a “Send Your Name” campaign for the global public.

The “Send Your Name to Psyche” capstone team.

This work was created in partial fulfillment of Michigan State University Capstone Course “AESC 410”. The work is a result of the Psyche Student Collaborations component of NASA’s Psyche Mission ( “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.