The Psyche spacecraft, located on an asteroid, fires ion thrusters and begins to cruise through space

a spacecraft with silver conical antenna dome and winged solar panels floats in space.

NASA’s mission to the metal kingdoms asteroid 16 Psyche has started its ion engines and is now sailing over the solar system under the power of solar-electric propulsion.

The launch of the spacecraft, which is also called Psycheon October 13, 2023, it provided enough initial momentum to carry it through more than 300 million kilometers of space, which is beyond the orbit of Mars.

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