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NASA's Highly Valuable Asteroid

   Metal Asteroid Valued at $10,000,000,000,000,000,000                                                        Source:   NASA 16 Psyche Asteroid 16 Psyche Asteroid Discovered by NASA's Hubble NASA just struck gold!  NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a rare, heavy and tremendously valuable asteroid called "16 Psyche".  The metal asteroid is located between Jupiter and Mars in the Solar system's main asteroid belt.  It's about the size of West Virginia and is 230 million miles from Earth.  Unlike most asteroids that are rocky or icy, 16 Psyche is almost entirely metal. The research team that made the discovery thinks it may be made of iron and nickel.  Given its size and metal content, 16 Psyche is valued by experts at $10,000,000,000,000,000,000.  That is 10,000 times more valuable than the value of the global economy. New Psyche Mission In 2022, NASA Discovery Mission Psyche will launch atop a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket.  An orbiting probe will reac