Arizona State 3D prints Psyche asteroid model in preparation for NASA mission

Arizona State 3D prints Psyche asteroid model in preparation for NASA mission

Researchers at Arizona State University’s School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) have made a 3D printed model of Psyche, an asteroid roughly the size of Massachusetts. NASA will send a spacecraft to the asteroid in 2023, and SESE has received funding to carry out essential research. The 10 kg 3D printed model of Psyche In its scaled-down, 3D printed form, it looks more like a brain than a giant asteroid. But the asteroid 16 Psyche, which measures a whopping 130 miles in diameter, is a hot topic for NASA and the global space exploration community. Psyche is located […]

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