November 4, 2022 / NASA
As Psyche Mission Moves Forward, NASA Responds to Independent Review
NASA and the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California, which leads Psyche, shared a response Friday to the results of an independent review board convened to determine...
November 3, 2022 / NASA
NASA to Discuss Psyche Independent Review Board Results
NASA will host a community townhall at 12 p.m. EDT on Friday, Nov. 4, followed by a media teleconference at 1 p.m. to discuss the findings and recommendations of a report by the Psyche mission...
July 20, 2022 / NASA
Board Begins Review of NASA’s Psyche Mission
On July 19, Psyche’s independent review board met for the first time. The focus is on understanding technical issues that led to the delay, how the risk of delay was or was not understood...
July 14, 2022 / NASA
NASA Begins Psyche Mission Review
NASA’s Science Mission Directorate and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory have commissioned an independent review to examine project and institutional issues that led to the Psyche mission missing...
June 22, 2022 / NASA
Psyche Mission Update
NASA’s Psyche mission team continues to assess ongoing issues with the spacecraft’s flight software. The team is evaluating its ability to meet a schedule to launch in 2022 – the current...
June 9, 2022 / Maxar Technologies
Exploring Deep Space with Maxar
As humanity expands its reach throughout the solar system, Maxar continues to invest in new technologies and innovation that will drive us forward. At the beginning of the space race of the 1960s,...
May 24, 2022 / NASA
NASA’s Psyche Mission Launch Update
NASA’s Psyche spacecraft is nearing the final stages of preparations for launch, and the mission team is working to confirm that all hardware and software systems are operating correctly....
May 2, 2022 / NASA
NASA’s Psyche Spacecraft Arrives at Kennedy
The Psyche spacecraft completed its journey from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Southern California to NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. First, it traveled to March Air Reserve...
April 4, 2022 / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Shake and Bake: NASA’s Psyche Is Tested in Spacelike Conditions
To prepare for its launch in August, the Psyche spacecraft was tested to ensure it can operate in the extreme conditions it will face on its trip to a metal-rich asteroid. Read article
November 16, 2021 / Karin Valentine
Symbolizing a journey to a metal world: How the Psyche “badge” came to be
The Psyche mission “badge” was first developed in 2016, before the mission was selected for NASA’s Discovery Program. Since then, it has been called a “badge” or a “logo” or even...
June 14, 2021 / Paige Arthur
Tales From Testbed
Windows down, car radio blaring, I decelerate as I pull into Lab and knock the volume of my music down a few notches so I don’t deafen the security officer approaching from the gate. JPL’s...