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In the foreground, a plant with several small white and yellow flowers is in focus near a grassy hill. In the distance, the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket and Psyche spacecraft roll out of a large rectangular building with "SpaceX" and an American flag on the side.

Psyche Rollout

A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket with the Psyche spacecraft onboard is seen as it is rolled out of the horizontal integration facility at Launch Complex 39A as preparations continue for the Psyche mission, Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2023, at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. NASA’s Psyche spacecraft will travel to a metal-rich asteroid by the same name orbiting the Sun between Mars and Jupiter to study its composition. The spacecraft also carries the agency's Deep Space Optical Communications technology demonstration, which will test laser communications beyond the Moon.

Image Credit: NASA / Aubrey Gemignani

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