Parker Solar Probe:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   Context: For the first time in history, we can see the planet Venus in Color, thanks to NASA Parker Solar Probe. The Wide-field Imager for Parker Solar Probe (WISPR) by the American space agency has managed to take pictures of the surface of Venus revealing stunning …

Parker Solar Probe:

GS Paper 3: Topics Covered: Awareness in space.   Context: The Parker Solar Probe, launched by NASA, has become the first spacecraft to fly through the outer atmosphere of the Sun- ‘Corona’. The spacecraft flew through Corona and sampled magnetic fields and particles there.   Significance: The achievement would help scientists discover critical information about …

Parker Solar Probe:

Parker Solar Probe: Context: During a brief swing by Venus, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe detected a natural radio signal that revealed the spacecraft had flown through the planet’s upper atmosphere. This was the first direct measurement of the Venusian atmosphere in nearly 30 years. Findings: Like Earth, Venus sports an electrically charged layer of gas …

Parker Solar Probe

Topics Covered: Awareness in space. Parker Solar Probe: Context: Parker Solar Probe Marks Seventh Successful Swing around the Sun. None are closer than Parker Solar Probe, which passed just 8.4 million miles (13.5 million kilometers) from the Sun’s surface while flying at 289,932 miles per hour on Jan 17. Now just over two years into its …