"I dressed in the dark, donning blue jeans and my brand-new purple polo, the words “Psyche Launch Team” embroidered proudly below my left shoulder. I complemented the attire with my gold rocket ship earrings — if there was ever a time to wear them, it was today."
Asteroid Psyche has remained largely a mysterious point of light in the distance. Scientists know its location, size, and something about its composition – likely rich in metal. But there’s much that they don’t know about the asteroid’s origins. NASA’s Psyche mission aims to find out.