Parker Solar Probe

  • Released Friday, September 22nd, 2017
  • Updated Monday, December 23rd, 2019 at 12:00AM


Parker Solar Probe will swoop to within four million miles of the Sun's surface, facing heat and radiation like no spacecraft before it. Launching in 2018, Parker Solar Probe will provide new data on solar activity and make critical contributions to our ability to forecast major space-weather events that impact life on Earth.

Visit APL's Parker Solar Probe website for more information.

Visit NASA's Heliophysics Gallery Page for other animations and data visualizations.

Parker Solar Probe Media

Parker Solar Probe Observations

Produced Videos

B-roll: Testing And Integration

About The Sun


Press Briefings

Visuals shown at media events