Have you heard of the ‘Parker Solar Probe’? It’s a new spacecraft that has been launched by NASA, (National Aeronautics & Space Administration) and it is very exciting.
The mission of the probe is to get closer to the sun than any other probe has ever been before, which will provide scientists with the closest view of the star.
Launching in August of 2018, the probe will arrive at the closest point to the sun by 2024. The probe will be navigated by using the gravity of the planet Venus.
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