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Parker solar probe

Oct 30, 2018 11:27
“It’s been just 78 days since Parker Solar Probe launched, and we’ve now come closer to our star than any other spacecraft in history,” said Project Manager Andy Driesman. read more
Aug 13, 2018 11:11
According to NASA,the key lies in its custom heat shield and an autonomous system that helps protect the mission from the Sun’s intense light emission, but does allow the coronal material to ‘touch’ the spacecraft read more
Aug 12, 2018 20:45
The probe launched aboard the Delta IV-Heavy rocket will, over the next seven years, come within 6.16 million kms (3.83 mn miles) of the sun, the closest a spacecraft has ever gotten to the star read more
Aug 12, 2018 14:58
Astrophysicist Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar’s intervention in allowing a research paper on ‘solar winds’ to be published has helped make Dr Eugene Newman Parker the first living scientist after whom a mission has been named. read more
Aug 12, 2018 12:44
Nasa’s Parker Solar Probe, that costs about $ 1.5 bn has been over five decades in the making, and is unique for bringing a space probe closer to the sun than any man made object. read more
Aug 11, 2018 15:25
Rocket maker United Launch Alliance said it would try again Sunday, provided the helium-pressure issue can be resolved quickly read more
Aug 11, 2018 12:58
NASA’s car-sized, $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe is scheduled to launch on a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida during a 65-minute launch window. read more
Aug 10, 2018 15:40
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will travel through the sun\'s atmosphere, closer to the surface than any other spacecraft before it. read more
Aug 10, 2018 07:46
NASA’S Madhulika Guhathakurta speaks to HT about how the mission that will “touch” the sun could revolutionise our understanding of our favourite star. read more
Aug 09, 2018 09:55
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe will be the first spacecraft to “touch” the sun read more
Aug 02, 2018 16:35
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, targeted to launch on August 11, will perform the closest-ever observations of a star when it travels through the Sun’s outer atmosphere, called the corona. read more
Jul 21, 2018 15:05
Post the planned seven-year mission to probe into the Sun’s corona, NASA hopes that the findings will enable scientists to forecast changes in Earth’s space environment. read more
May 23, 2018 13:15
Back in March, NASA invited people around the world to submit their names online to be placed on a microchip aboard its historic Parker Solar Probe. read more