Parker Solar Probe singed but safe after historic close encounter with the Sun

newatlas

Artist's impression of the Parker Solar Probe

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has reported back alive and well after passing closer to the Sun than any spacecraft in history. At 4:46 pm EST on November 7, 2018, mission control at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab confirmed receiving the unmanned craft’s status beacon via the space agency’s Deep Space Network after coming within 15 million mi (24 million km) of the Sun’s surface on November 5 at 10:28 pm EDT.

..
Continue Reading Parker Solar Probe singed but safe after historic close encounter with the Sun

Category: Space

Tags:


Source: newatlas

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply