NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Gets (Relatively) Close to the Sun

Watch this video to learn about NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, which just completed its 16th science orbit. The journey included a June 22nd close approach to the sun that brought it within just 5.3 million miles of the solar surface as it traveled at 364,610 miles per hour. Hear the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory mission team talk about the maneuvers that have kept Parker on track for its sixth Venus flyby on August 21. Learn more.