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Psyche Mission and Science Briefing

KSC, Florida Falcon Heavy | Psyche

Psyche Mission and Science Briefing on NASA TV with the following participants:

- Lori Glaze, Planetary Science Division director, NASA Headquarters
- Lindy Elkins-Tanton, Psyche principal investigator, Arizona State University
- Ben Weiss,Deputy principal investigator and magnetometer lead, MIT
- David Oh, chief engineer for operations, JPL
- Abi Biswas, Deep Space Optical Communications project technologist, JPL

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Status: Launch Successful
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Psyche is a NASA interplanetary mission to visit the main belt asteroid of the same name, 16 Psyche. Spacecraft will take 4 years and one Mars flyby to reach the asteroid, which is of particular interest due to being comprised mostly of iron and nickel. Psyche is theorized to be a remnant of an early planet's core, and may offer insights into how solar system formed and evolved. The mission is led by Arizona State University, with NASA JPL being responsible for mission management and operations.

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