The astroid named as '16 Psyche' is full of gold!The astroid '16 Psyche' is one of the massive astroids in the astroid belt in our solar system. It is about 200 km in diameter and was discovered long back in the year 1852. The prefix 16 means that it is the 16th minor planet in order of their discoveries and Psyche is the name of a Greek mythological figure given to this astroid.
Interesting thing is that as per the scientific studies, there is a lot of gold and platinum in this astroid and as space science is developing in leaps and bounds there are possibilities raised in the scientific circles to mine and bring this to Earth.
Anyway NASA has already planned a spaceship to be sent there in the year 2022 which will reach there sometime in 2026 and study this astroid in details.
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