NASA Shows Off Psyche Spacecraft to Media

NASA Shows Off Psyche Spacecraft to Media

Image Credit:  NASA/JPL-Caltech Members of the media were invited to a clean room at JPL to interview mission leaders and see the asteroid-orbiting spacecraft before it ships to Florida for its August launch. Engineers are putting the final touches on NASA’s Psyche spacecraft, which is set to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in August on its […]

Shake and Bake: NASA’s Psyche Is Tested in Spacelike Conditions

Shake and Bake: NASA’s Psyche Is Tested in Spacelike Conditions

Above: NASA’s Psyche spacecraft is seen on its way to the vacuum chamber at the agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California. Credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech To prepare for its launch in August, the Psyche spacecraft was tested to ensure it can operate in the extreme conditions it will face on its trip to a metal-rich asteroid. […]

NASA’s Psyche Spacecraft has Huge Solar Arrays installed

NASA’s Psyche Spacecraft has Huge Solar Arrays installed

One of two solar arrays on NASA’s Psyche spacecraft is successfully deployed in JPL’s storied High Bay 2 clean room. The twin arrays will power the spacecraft and its science instruments during a mission to the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech With its solar arrays installed, the spacecraft is close to its final […]