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

  • Released Thursday, July 19th, 2018
  • Updated Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023 at 1:46PM
  • ID: 12867

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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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center


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