Sun  ID: 12867

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

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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Genna Duberstein (USRA): Lead Producer
Genna Duberstein (USRA): Lead Editor
Rob Andreoli (AIMM): Lead Videographer
Betsy Congdon (Johns Hopkins University/APL): Lead Engineer
Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Narrator
Genna Duberstein (USRA): Writer
Steve Gribben (Johns Hopkins University/APL ): Animator
Brian Monroe (USRA): Animator
Josh Masters (USRA): Animator
Michael Lentz (USRA): Animator
Genna Duberstein (USRA): Animator
Mary P. Hrybyk-Keith (TRAX International Corporation): Illustrator
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Keywords:
SVS >> HDTV
SVS >> Heat
SVS >> Melting
SVS >> Solar Wind
SVS >> Sun
SVS >> Space Weather
SVS >> Heliophysics
SVS >> Corona
NASA Science >> Sun
SVS >> Solar Probe Plus