NASA to Discuss Psyche Asteroid Mission

This artist’s concept, updated as of June 2020, depicts NASA’s Psyche spacecraft. The Psyche mission will explore a metal-rich asteroid of the same name that lies in the main asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Friday to provide an update on the agencys mission to study the Pysche asteroid. Audio of the briefing will livestream on the agencys website.

Teleconference participants include:

  • Lori Glaze, director of NASAs Planetary Science Division at NASA Headquarters in Washington
  • Laurie Leshin, director of NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Southern California
  • Lindy Elkins-Tanton, Psyche mission principal investigator, Arizona State University
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