Tag: Space Exploration
December 20, 2021 / Jet Propulsion Laboratory
How NASA’s Psyche Mission Will Explore an Unexplored World
Launching in August 2022 and arriving at the asteroid in 2026, NASA’s Psyche spacecraft will orbit a world we can barely pinpoint from Earth and have never visited. Read article
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...
July 7, 2020 / NASA
Building NASA’s Psyche: Design Done, Now Full Speed Ahead on Hardware
The mission to explore a metal-rich asteroid is pivoting from planning the details to building real pieces of the spacecraft puzzle. Psyche, the NASA mission to explore a metal-rock asteroid...
June 17, 2020 / Kaxandra Nessi
NASA Psyche Mission showcases virtual gallery for national student artists
The Psyche Mission team, led by Arizona State University, encountered an interesting challenge this spring, as college campuses closed around the country due to COVID-19. The mission’s Psyche...
March 30, 2020 / Ernest Cisneros
What happens to the data collected by the Psyche Mission?
NASA space missions like Psyche collect data (images, spectra, etc) and send the data back to Earth, but what then? That’s where my job comes in as the Manager of the Psyche Science Data Center...
January 17, 2020 / Tim McCoy
Journey of a Lifetime
I started working on meteorites more than three decades ago and quickly fell in love with iron meteorites. These were samples of the great inaccessible layer of any planet or asteroid that ever...
November 12, 2019 / NASA
On a Mission: The Prospects of Heavy Metal
Listen to Season 2, Episode 6 of NASA’s “On a Mission” podcast about “The Prospects of Heavy Metal.” Listen to the podcast
May 7, 2019 / Karin Valentine
ASU-led NASA Psyche Mission invites the public to be ‘spacecrafty’
The ASU-led NASA Psyche Mission, a journey to a unique metal world, has been inspiring professional and amateur artists since the announcement of the mission’s selection by NASA in early 2017....
April 18, 2019 / Karin Valentine
ASU-led NASA Psyche Mission to offer free online courses to learn about space exploration
The NASA Psyche Mission is a journey to a unique metal world called Psyche, an asteroid orbiting the sun between Mars and Jupiter. The mission is currently in development and the spacecraft will...
January 30, 2019 / Karin Valentine
NASA’s Psyche Mission inspires science and engineering students nationwide
While instruments and components of the spacecraft are under development across the country, the Psyche Mission management team, led by Arizona State University, is working with universities...
October 24, 2018 / Lindy Elkins-Tanton
It’s the festive completion of the mission’s formulation stage What’s a PDR? A Preliminary Design Review. The objective is to evaluate the project’s readiness to proceed with implementation,...