SpaceX to launch NASA mission to Psyche
Falcon Heavy rocket will lift payload to metal-rich asteroid Metal Tech News Weekly Edition – March 4, 2020
Last updated 7/2/2022 at 9:15am
SpaceX will be launching a NASA payload to 16 Psyche, a roughly 173-mile-long asteroid in the belt between Mars and Jupiter that is made up of nickel, iron and other metals.
Currently slated for launch in July 2022, the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will carry three payloads – equipment to support studies of the metallic asteroid, Escape and Plasma Acceleration and Dynamics Explorers (EscaPADE)...