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NASA spacecraft touches Suns atmosphere for the first time in history

NASA spacecraft touches Suns atmosphere for the first time in history

  • NASAs Parker Solar Probe touched Suns upper atmosphere, the corona, for the first time in history
  • The spacecraft sampled particles and magnetic fields there
  • Parker Solar Probe touching the Sun is a monumental moment for solar science and a truly remarkable feat, said Thomas Zurbuchen, the associate administrator for the Science Mission Directorate
  • Parker Solar Probe was launched in 2018
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science 2021-12-15 Inshorts