8
Nov
2018

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

Launched only a few months ago, the Parker Solar Probe is already a record breaker. On October 29, it came closer to the Sun than the previous record holder, the 1976 German-American Helios 2 spacecraft, and has now set its first personal best by making its closest pass, or perihelion, to our star.

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