Psyche Launches to a Metal Asteroid (Official NASA Broadcast)

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Watch the Psyche spacecraft launch from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida on a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. NASA and SpaceX are now targeting launch at 10:19 a.m. EDT (1419 UTC) Friday, Oct. 13. The mission to Psyche will take us on a journey to a metal-rich asteroid.

During this mission we will be researching the largest metallic object in the solar system, how planets form and testing high-speed laser communications with Deep Space Optical Communications (DSOC) technology.

For more information about Psyche, visit: https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/missions/psyche

Credit: NASA

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