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Parker Solar Probe

NASA is going to launch Parker Solar Probe in 2018 to explore the sun’s outer atmosphere. The primary science goals for the mission are to trace how energy and heat move through the solar corona and to explore what accelerates the solar wind as well as solar energetic particles. The name of the probe initially called as ..

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Kuafu-1: China’s first space-based solar telescope

The Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory (ASO-S) – China’s first space-based solar telescope – was launched recently. Key facts The Advanced Space-based Solar Observatory (ASO-S) was launched aboard the Long March-2D carrier rocket from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in northwestern part of China. It is nicknamed Kuafu-1, after a mythical giant that sought to capture ..

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Parker Solar Probe captures Images of Venus Surface

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe took its first visible light images of surface of Venus from space. Highlights Surface of Venus is usually shrouded from sight, covered in thick clouds. But in two recent flybys, Parker Solar Probe used its Wide-Field Imager (WISPR) to image the entire nightside in wavelengths of visible spectrum. It was a ..

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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe enters Sun’s corona

Recently, a scientific paper revealed that, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe successfully entered the Sun’s Corona on April 28, 2021. Highlights Corona is the outermost layer of Sun’s atmosphere. Here, strong magnetic fields bind plasma as well prevent turbulent solar winds from escaping. Prior to April 28, spacecraft had been flying just beyond the Alfven point. The ..

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Parker Solar Probe

The Parker Solar Probe was launched in 2018 by NASA. The main objective of the probe is to observe the outer corona of the sun. What are the key features of Parker Solar Probe? The Parker Solar Probe travels through the atmosphere of the sun. As of November 2021, Parker Solar Probe is the only ..

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Parker Solar Probe: Detected radio signal from Venus

The NASA Spacecraft Parker Solar Probe has discovered a natural radio signal from Venus. These signals were detected when the space probe flew over the upper atmosphere of Venus. What did Parker Solar Probe find? The Parker Solar probe has measured the Venusian atmosphere. This is the first direct measurement of the planet’s atmosphere in ..

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Parker Solar Probes sends back first observations

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has sent back its first observations to the earth for scientists to decode the mysteries about the sun. The spacecraft was launched in August of 2018. It has completed 3 of the 24 planned passes by the sun’s unexplored regions. No other spacecraft has flown as close as the Parker probe ..

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