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NASA To Make Solar Probe Mission Announcement

30 May 2017
The Independent reports that NASA will make an announcement Wednesday regarding its Solar Probe Plus spacecraft, which is planned to launch in 2018 on a mission “to touch the sun.” The craft “will be tasked with collecting data about the mechanisms that heat the corona,” which is “hundreds of times hotter than the sun’s surface,” and is what fuels the sun’s solar wind. The announcement will be livestreamed on NASA TV and NASA’s website from 11 a.m. EST. (Image Credit: NASA)
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