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Spacecraft Status

Current Mission: Orbit 20

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Countdown to next milestone

Aphelion: August 15, 2024, 04:31 UTC

Next countdown: Aug 15, 2024 4:31:52

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What is Parker Solar Probe?

A scientific mission to unlock the mysteries of the Sun's corona and solar wind

A spacecraft that uses breakthrough technology and autonomy to endure heat and radiation like no other mission

A unique solar observatory that will orbit within 4 million miles of our star's surface to directly study the formation of the solar wind

A mission named for Dr. Eugene Parker, the scientist who theorized the existence of the solar wind

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