Home Tags Venus’ gravity

Tag: Venus’ gravity

Parker Solar Probe completed its first flyby of Venus on Oct. 3, 2018, during a Venus gravity assist, where the spacecraft used the planet's gravity to alter its trajectory and bring it closer to the Sun. Credits: NASA/JHUAPL

Parker solar probe changed the game before it even launched

On Oct. 3, 2018, Parker Solar Probe performed the first significant celestial maneuver of its seven-year mission. As the orbits of the shuttle and Venus...

POPULAR THIS WEEK