NASA's Parker Solar Probe aims to bring the sun's mysteries to light

Friday, August 10, 2018 - 06:40 in Astronomy & Space

This weekend, in the dark hours before dawn, NASA plans to send a spacecraft to touch the sun. The Parker Solar Probe, which could blast off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station as early as 12:33 a.m. Pacific on Saturday, will dip down to within 4 million miles of the solar surface — or nearly...

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