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Psyche Mission

Context: NASA delays Psyche mission to asteroid because of late software delivery.

Objectives of the Psyche Mission:  NASA’s Psyche mission aims to understand how planets and other bodies are separated into layers such as cores, mantles, and crusts. The mission will explore the early eras of the solar system and examine an asteroid made of metal.

About Psyche Mission: NASA’s Psyche mission is a journey to a unique metal asteroid orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter. Psyche was selected as part of NASA’s Discovery Program in 2017. It is a line of low-cost competition missions led by a single principal investigator.

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