NASA Sets Coverage for Psyche Spacecraft Launch to Metal World

06 October 2023
GeoSpatial World

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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.