Parker Solar Probe

NASA probe to fly into sun's atmosphere

A new NASA mission aims to brush by the sun, coming closer than any spacecraft in history to its scorching heat and radiation in order to reveal how stars are made, the US space agency says.

October 31, 2018
October 31, 2018

Nasa probe gets closest to sun

Nasa's Parker Solar Probe, which launched earlier this year, has set a new record for becoming the closest human-made object to the sun, the US space agency announced Monday.

June 1, 2017
June 1, 2017

NASA probe to fly into sun's atmosphere

A new NASA mission aims to brush by the sun, coming closer than any spacecraft in history to its scorching heat and radiation in order to reveal how stars are made, the US space agency says.