Images: Metal Asteroid Psyche, NASA Mission Concept

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Proposed Mission to Metal Asteroid Psyche

Credit: JPL/Corby Waste
Artist's concept of a spacecraft studying the huge metal asteroid Psyche from orbit. Scientists are considering a potential mission to study the asteroid…Read More »

Psyche because of the space rock's strange properties. It is magnetic and may be made of metal, sparking some theories that it is the remnant core of a protoplanet destroyed eons ago. [Read the Full Story Here]   Less «
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