Space mission
Psyche

American mission Psyche should (according to current plans) launch to space on 1. 8. 2022. Its target is Psyche (asteroid).
OperatorNASA
Typemission icon Scientific
Targeticon Psyche (asteroid)
Startmission icon 1. 8. 2022
StatusPlanned
Current news from category Psyche (spacecraft)

Physical Characterization of Metal-rich Near-Earth Asteroids 6178 (1986 DA) and 2016 ED85

Surface of Psyche is littered with metal

New thermal observations with ALMA observatory hint at composition of Psyche surface. This large body in Asteroid belt is a target of NASAs Psyche mission, which should arrive at Psyche in 2026.

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