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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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Parker Solar Probe completes first Venus flyby: NASA

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has successfully completed flyby of Venus at distance of about 2,415 kilometres during its first gravity assist from planet. These gravity assists will help spacecraft tighten its orbit closer to Sun over course of the mission. The spacecraft in future will be carrying six Venus gravity assists over the course of ..

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