The precious metals of 16 Psyche is said to be worth many times more than the global economy.
NASA's Discovery Mission to reach the metallic asteroid Psyche is four years earlier than the original timeline.
NASA will soon explore a metallic asteroid. Psyche probe's launch was moved up and it is expected to begin four years ahead of its original schedule.
NASA approved a mission to observe and map a gigantic metallic asteroid called 16 Psyche. The asteroid is found between Mars and Jupiter.
Psyche which is thought to be the a residue of a forming planet which was blasted off millions of years ago is situated 186 miles across and is thought to be composed of pure nickel-iron metal.