NASA spacecraft on mission to ‘touch the sun’ sends back first images

NASA spacecraft on mission to ‘touch the sun’ sends back

Sep 20, 2018 · NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is on an epic mission – it’s going to the first spacecraft to fly into the million-degree surface of the sun, it’s corona. The probe launched earlier this year

NASA’s mission to ‘touch the sun’ beams back first images

Sep 19, 2018 · NASA/Naval Research Laboratory/Parker Solar Probe NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is a little over a month into its seven-year mission to high-five the sun and it’s already producing the goods.

NASA spacecraft on mission to ‘touch the sun’ sends back

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is on an epic mission – it’s going to the first spacecraft to fly into the million-degree surface of the sun, it’s corona.The probe launched earlier this year, and aims to fly closer to the sun than any previous spaceship – in the process answering questions about our star.The mission …

NASA’s mission to ‘touch the sun’ beams back first images

First light data showed all instruments were operating effectively — and that bodes well for NASA and its research teams as we get closer to the sun than ever before. The Parker Solar Probe is currently zipping through space and will complete the first of seven flybys of Venus on Oct. 3.

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe sends back first images

The Parker Solar Probe’s first close approach to the Sun will be in November. (Image: NASA) Just over a month into its seven-year mission to touch the Sun, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has beamed back the first-light data from each of its four instrument suites, the US space agency said.

NASA spacecraft on mission to ‘touch the sun’ sends back

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is on an epic mission – it’s going to the first spacecraft to fly into the million-degree surface of the sun, it’s corona. The probe launched earlier this year, and aims to fly closer to the sun than any previous spaceship – in the process answering questions about our star.

NASA Mission to ‘Touch the Sun’ Due to Launch – space.com

NASA is preparing to launch a historic probe to «touch the sun» — which scientists hope will crack decades-long mysteries about our star — in early August. The mission, called the Parker Solar

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Sends Back First Images

Just over a month into its seven-year mission to touch the Sun, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has beamed back the first-light data from each of its four instrument suites, the US space agency said.

NASA Sends Parker Solar Probe to ‘Go Touch the Sun’

A NASA spacecraft rocketed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before. The Parker Solar Probe will fly straight through the wispy

NASA’s mission to ‘Touch the Sun’ just reached its first

The spacecraft launched a couple of months back, but it’s finally ready to do some science, and it just made it first close pass by our Sun, which is obviously cause for celebration.

NASA counts down to launch of first spacecraft to ‘touch Sun’

NASA counted down Friday to the launch of a $1.5 billion spacecraft that aims to plunge into the Sun’s sizzling atmosphere and become humanity’s first mission to explore a star.

10 Things, June 12: NASA’s First Mission to Touch the Sun

Parker Solar Probe, NASA’s first mission to go to the sun, is named after Eugene Parker, an American astrophysicist who first theorized that the sun constantly sends out a …

NASA to Make Announcement About First Mission to Touch Sun

NASA will make an announcement about the agency’s first mission to fly directly into our sun’s atmosphere during an event at 11 a.m. EDT Wednesday, May 31, from the University of Chicago’s William Eckhardt Research Center Auditorium. The event will air live on NASA Television and the agency’s website.