NASA Science Live: New Discoveries from Our Mission to Touch the Sun (Episode 12)

  • Released Wednesday, December 4, 2019

In this episode of NASA Science Live we're taking you on a journey with NASA's mission to touch the Sun - Parker Solar Probe. Parker is traveling through the Sun’s atmosphere, closer to the surface than any spacecraft before it, facing brutal heat and radiation conditions — and ultimately providing humanity with the closest-ever observations of a star. And today, we have some special news that reveals new information about our Sun.


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