Why Won't it Melt? How NASA's Solar Probe will Survive the Sun

  • Released Thursday, July 19, 2018

NASA's Parker Solar Probe is heading to the Sun. Why won't the spacecraft melt? Thermal engineer Betsy Congdon (Johns Hopkins APL) outlines why Parker can take the heat.


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