Meteorite Database


Arizona State University – Tempe


Nickel Class (2020 – 2021)


Akash Narayana, Computer Science
Balaji Gokulakrishnan, Computer Science
Aashwin Ranjan, Computer Science




To prepare for arrival at Psyche, scientists seek an easily accessible database of the major, minor, and trace element composition of meteorites. Current data is buried in a variety of scientific publications. This project will build on a system developed by previous teams.

This work was created in partial fulfillment of Arizona State University Capstone Courses. 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.