NASA to launch first ever ‘sun probe’

The first space mission to brave the Sun’s white-hot atmosphere will attempt to decipher some of our neighbouring star’s deepest secrets.

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, set for launch from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on Saturday, will fly within six million kilometres of the Sun’s surface, protected by a carbon-composite shield.

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By: Prothom Alo - Friday, 10 August

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