NASA Sets Coverage for Psyche Spacecraft Launch to Metal World
06 October 2023
NASA will provide coverage of the upcoming prelaunch and launch activities for its Psyche mission to a metal-rich asteroid.
The mission aims to learn how Earth and other rocky planets formed by sending a spacecraft to an asteroid named Psyche, which orbits the Sun between Mars and Jupiter.
The spacecraft is attached to a technology demonstration, NASA’s Deep Space Optical Communications, and will launch on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.