Star Explorer – Parker Solar Probe On Course For The Sun

After a perfect course-refining engine burn on August 20, NASA’s first dedicated mission to the Sun is on course for a gravity assist from Venus on October 3 before its first perihelion on November 5. The fastest spacecraft ever will travel at speeds up to 690,000 kmh, endure temperatures of 1400 C and send back vital information about space weather, the solar wind and our nearest star’s enigmatic atmosphere.

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