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NASA’s Psyche Mission is Back on. It’ll Launch Towards its Metal Asteroid Target Later This Year

NASA’s Psyche mission is back on track for launch and is now scheduled for a potential October 2023 launch date,…

2 weeks ago

Uh Oh, NASA is Reviewing Psyche and May Terminate the Mission

NASA is reviewing its mission to visit the asteroid 16 Psyche. The Administration has convened a 15-member review board to…

7 months ago

This is What the Metal Asteroid Psyche Might Look Like

If you wanted to do a forensic study of the Solar System, you might head for the main asteroid belt…

8 months ago

Asteroid 16 Psyche Might Not be a Solid Chunk of Metal After All, but Another Rubble Pile

Asteroid 16 Psyche, often sensationally dubbed the 10,000 quadrillion dollar asteroid due to its composition of valuable metals, may not…

2 years ago

Metallic Asteroids Might Have Had Volcanoes Erupting Molten Iron. That’s So Metal

Remember the asteroid Psyche? It's the largest known asteroid in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. It's been in…

3 years ago

Who Wants to be a Trillionaire? Mission to Psyche Could Uncover Tons of Precious Metals!

NASA's Psyche mission is sure to find some interesting things when it explores a metal asteroid, like quadrillions of dollars…

4 years ago

Mission to Metal World Takes a Big Step Forward with Thruster Test

Engineers at NASA's Glenn Research Center have just conducted a crucial test of the thruster that will take the Psyche…

5 years ago

NASA Announces Missions to Explore Early Solar System

NASA has announced the two missions that will make up Discovery 13 and 14, both of which are robotic missions…

6 years ago

Pure Metal Asteroid Has Mysterious Water Deposits

Water has been showing up in all sorts of unexpected places in our Solar System, such as the Moon, Mercury…

6 years ago

A Mission to a Metal World: The Psyche Mission

In their drive to set exploration goals for the future, NASA's Discovery Program put out the call for proposals for…

7 years ago