NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has just made history by making the closest ever approach to the Sun by a human-made object.
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NASA, ULA launch Parker Solar Probe roughly the size of a small car, on historic journey to ‘touch’ the Sun.
The Parker Solar Probe’s heat shield, called the Thermal Protection System, or TPS, was installed on the spacecraft.
The Parker Solar Probe is lowered into the 40-foot-tall thermal vacuum chamber, at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center, to simulate the extreme conditions in space.
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NASA has taken the closest image ever of the Sun’ atmosphere.
The Sun contains 99.8 of the mass in our solar system. But even though the Sun has a powerful pull, it’s surprisingly hard to actually
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will be the first-ever mission to “touch” the sun.