NASA’s Parker solar probe becomes the first rocket to ‘touch the sun’

After going through 990 days speeding through the solar system and zipping around Venus and our home star, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has accomplished the feature goal of its mission: It “touched the sun.” All the more explicitly, an instrument aboard the probe, which was launched on Aug. 12, 2018, told researchers back on Earth… Continue reading NASA’s Parker solar probe becomes the first rocket to ‘touch the sun’