At just before 1:50 pm EDT on Sept. 1, 2019, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe completed its third close approach (or perihelion) of the Sun. At the time of perihelion, the spacecraft was about 15 million miles...
since launch on August 12, 2018 at 3:31 a.m. EDT (7:31 UTC)
First Perihelion: Into the Unknown - Parker Solar Probe
At about 10:28 p.m. EST on Nov. 5, Parker Solar Probe achieved its first perihelion...
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Integration & Test
Timelapse video of the transport of Parker Solar Probe on July 30, 2018 from Astrotech Space Operations...
Venus Flyby 1
Artist rendering of Parker Solar Probe’s first Venus flyby on October 3, 2018....