U.S. probe to make unprecedented plunge into sun's atmosphere

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 13:51 in Astronomy & Space

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A U.S. spacecraft set to launch next year will make a series of unprecedented dives into the sun’s scorching atmosphere to see how the star works and what can be done to better predict space weather events on Earth, scientists said on Wednesday.

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