Parker Solar Probe

Parker Solar Probe Gives a Unique Perspective on Comet NEOWISE

Comet watchers have enjoying the newly-discovered NEOWISE comet since it was first spotted in March 2020. Now that it's visible…

3 weeks ago

Solar Orbiter is Already Starting to Observe the Sun

The ESA's Solar Orbiter, which took to space over earlier this month, recently sent back its first batch of data…

6 months ago

The ESA’s Solar Orbiter, a Mission That Will Chart the Unexplored Polar Regions of the Sun, Just Launched!

The ESA's Solar Orbiter launched earlier today on its five-year mission to study the Sun, which scientists hope will lead…

6 months ago

New Ring of Dust Discovered in the Inner Solar System

Discovering new things in space is a regular occurrence. Astronomers keep finding more distant objects in the outer reaches of…

1 year ago

Here’s the First Image of the Sun from the Parker Solar Probe

It's been 124 days since the Parker Solar Probe was launched, and several weeks since it made the closest approach…

2 years ago

Parker Solar Probe Became the Closest Thing We’ve Ever Sent to the Sun. And it’s Just Getting Started.

NASA's Parker Solar Probe is now the closest object to the Sun that we've ever sent into space. On Oct.…

2 years ago

Here are the First Pictures From the Parker Solar Probe. Wait… That’s Not the Sun

The Parker Solar Probe recently collected its first-light data in order to test its instruments, and snapped some beautiful pictures…

2 years ago

Carnival of Space #575

Welcome to the 575th Carnival of Space! The Carnival is a community of space science and astronomy writers and bloggers,…

2 years ago

The Sun is Actually One of the Most Difficult Places to Reach in the Solar System. Here’s how the Parker Solar Probe Will Do It

The Parker Solar Probe, which will spend the next seven years getting closer to the Sun than any previous mission,…

2 years ago

Two Spacecraft Will Get Closer to the Sun Than Ever Before

Two upcoming missions - NASA's Parker Solar Probe and the ESA's Solar Orbiter - will get closer to the Sun…

2 years ago