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NASA Parker Solar Probe Top 20 Key Features Parker Solar Probe Mission
United States of America Space Agency NASA launched Parker Solar Probe on 12nd August 2018. Here you can read NASA Parker Solar Probe Read Top 20 Key Features Parker Solar Probe Mission.
Lets Read Top 20 Key Feature of NASA Parker Solar Probe Mission to the SUN
Note: (1) Parker Solar Probe mission name is inspired by Dr. Eugene Parker (pioneer in Heliophysics).
Note: (2) Parker Solar Probe mission is the 1st NASA mission that has been named for a living individual.
Note: (3) Parker Solar Probe was launched by a Delta IV Heavy rocket.
Note: (4) Solar Probe was launched from the Space Launch Complex 37 in Cape Canaveral Air Force Station at Florida.
Note: (5) At 3:31 a.m. EDT of Aug. 12, 2018 the launched of Solar Probe was performed.
Note: (6) During its mission, Parker Solar Probe will use gravity assists from Venus seven times over nearly 7 years.
Note: (7) Parker Solar Probe will be fly as close as 3.8 million miles from the surface of SUN.
Note: (8) Around the Sun, Parker Solar Probe will fly at speeds up to 430,000 miles per hour.
Note: (9) Parker Solar Probe will be setting the record for the fastest-moving object made by humanity.
Note: (10) Parker Solar Probe will help in understanding of the Sun’s corona.
Note: (11) A 4.5-inch-thick, carbon-carbon composite heat shield will protect Parker Solar Probe from the direct heat and radiation of the SUN.
Note: (12) On the Parker Solar Probe a Shield’s front surface have ability to withstand temperatures outside the spacecraft up to 2,500 degree Fahrenheit.
Note: (13) Scientist are studying from 60 years about Solar corona, Solar wind and Solar energetic particles and Parker Solar Probe has been gone and get the answer from the Sun.
Note: (14) Parker Solar Probe will be study of Magnetic fields of the Sun, plasma and energetic particles from the Sun and will image the solar wind.
Note: (15) This mission is the part of ‘NASA’s Living With a Star Program’ which is managed by the Goddard Space Flight Center.
Note: (16) Parker Solar Probe will help researchers to improve their forecasts of space weather events.
Note: (17) Parker will also help in various type of studies like; in space there is potential to damage satellites and harm astronauts on orbit, disrupt radio communications.
Note: (18) Parker Solar Probe will make 24 total passes by the Sun throughout its 7 years mission.
Note: (19) Parker Solar Probe will transmit its first science observations in December 2018.
Note: (20) Parker Solar Probe also holds a memory card containing more than 1.1 million names (author of this site ‘Harendra’ also registered his name. Thanks NASA.) which was submitted by the public around the world in 2018.
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