Host a Parker Solar Probe Eclipse Party

Solar eclipses capture the imagination of us all. We invite you to join Parker Solar Probe in experiencing this wondrous, unique event in our solar system by holding your own eclipse party! These parties are a fun way to share the excitement of an eclipse with schools, community groups and the general public. With a little bit of planning and promotion, you have the opportunity to involve your friends, family, students or any number of community groups.

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Spacecraft Status

Current Mission: Orbit 18

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Countdown to next milestone

Solar Encounter Start: March 25, 2024, 01:40 UTC

Next countdown: Mar 25, 2024 1:40:29

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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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