The NASA record close to the Sun
He approached the star at a distance of about 24 million kilometers. This convergence was carried out for the first time.
Space probe NASA Solar Probe Parker approached the Sun closely, going up to a distance of 15 million miles (24 million kilometers). This is the official Twitter page of NASA.
HOT OFF THE PRESSES! 🔥 🔥 🔥 Facing brutal heat & radiation, our #ParkerSolarProbe spacecraft achieved its first close approach to the Sun when it came within 15 million miles of the surface at about 10:28pm ET. Read about our mission to “touch” the Sun https://t.co/mJ6Zwwgv9A pic.twitter.com/uGkeUeJMhY
— NASA (@NASA) 6 Listopad 2018 R.
The probe moves at a speed of 343 kilometers per hour. At the point of maximum approach to the Sun, it can withstand temperatures up to 19.9 million degrees Celsius.
“When faced with a deadly heat and radiation, our spacecraft Solar Probe Parker made his first closer to the Sun, when in the vicinity of 22:28 on the East coast of the United States approached him for a distance of 15 million miles”, – say representatives of NASA.
Earlier it was reported that the office of the Parker Solar Probe was sent on an exploratory mission to the Sun. Up to this point he’s so close to the sun did not come.
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