SpaceX Falcon Heavy Rocket To Launch NASA Psyche Mission To Asteroid in 2022
SpaceX has won the launch contract for NASA’s 2022 mission to explore the mineral-rich asteroid known as Psyche, the space agency announced Feb. 28.
NASA said that The Psyche mission will use Spacex Falcon Heavy rocket, which will launch from Launch Complex 39A at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in July 2022. The contract is valued at $117 million, which includes the launch itself and other mission-related costs.
SpaceX updated on its official Twitter handle that the NASA mission will require the highest level launch vehicle reliability, provided with the Falcon Heavy.
In this video Engineering Today will discuss NASA’s Psyche asteroid mission which will use a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket.
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