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Psyche Multispectral Imager (PMI)

NSSDCA ID: 2023-157A-01

Mission Name: Psyche


The Psyche Multispectral Imager (PMI) provides high-resolution images using filters to discriminate between the metallic and silicate constituents of asteroid 16 Psyche. The instrument consists of a pair of identical cameras designed to acquire geologic, compositional, and topographic data. The purpose of the second camera is to provide redundancy for mission-critical optical navigation. The instrument team is based at Arizona State University.

Alternate Names

  • PMI
  • Psyche Imager
  • Psyche/PsycheMultispectralImager(PMI)
  • urn:nasa:pds:context:instrument:psyche.imager


  • Planetary Science: Small Bodies

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. David R. Williams



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