New maps of the asteroid Psyche reveal an ancient world of metal and rock

New maps of the asteroid Psyche reveal an ancient world of metal and rock

Later this year, NASA will launch a probe the size of a tennis court to the asteroid belt, a region between Mars and Jupiter’s courts where remnants of the early solar system orbit the sun. Once inside the asteroid belt, the spacecraft will reach Psyche, a large, metal-rich asteroid believed to be the ancient core …

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