Parker solar probe

A look at the sun’s dusty environment

A search that could help to reveal how planets like Earth come into being.

Parker Solar Probe is gonna make a record-breaking approach to the sun today

This flyby will also be the first time that the probe will pass within 0.1 AU of the sun.

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe began its longest observation campaign to date

On May 9, 2020, Parker Solar Probe started its longest science observation campaign. The probe activated its at a distance of 62.5 million miles...

ESA’s Solar Orbiter launched successfully

Solar Orbiter will address big questions in Solar System science to help us understand how our star creates and controls the giant bubble of plasma that surrounds the whole Solar System and influences the planets within it. It is an ESA mission with strong NASA participation.

Parker Solar Probe completes fourth closest approach of the Sun

The probe’s heat shield reached new record temperatures as well.

Shedding new light on the Sun

This first data from Parker reveals our star, the Sun, in new and surprising ways.

First science data from NASA’s Parker Solar Probe is out

Parker Solar Probe (PSP) data is available in the archive and selected data sets are in CDAWeb.

Parker Solar Probe helps solve sun’s super-heating mystery

For more than a half-century, since the problem of coronal heating was discovered in the 1940s, astronomers have tried to establish why the Sun's...

Parker Solar Probe completes second close approach to the Sun

Launched on August 12, 2018, the probe has reached its perihelion, the second point on its orbit furthest from the Sun and is now...

Parker Solar Probe Nails First Orbit Of The Sun, Preps For Second Pass

NASA'S Parker Solar Probe has made its first orbit of our star, Sun and getting ready for the second. Launched on August 12, 2018, the...

Parker Solar Probe snaps its first image from inside Sun’s atmosphere

NASA's Parker Solar Probe is on the mission to enlight the physics of our star, the Sun. From Oct. 31 to Nov. 11, 2018, Parker Solar...

Parker Solar Probe reports good status after close solar approach

Parker Solar Probe recently made a history by being the closest ever approach to the Sun by a human-made object. Parker Solar Probe is alive...

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