written by nasa, released on december 14th, 2021

who: nasa
what: touches the sun for the first time in history
when: december 14, 2021
how: with the parker solar probe
where: by passing through the sun’s corona
why: to sample particles and magnetic fields and temperatures in the corona

interesting fact: it’s the first time in history that a spacecraft has passed into the sun’s corona; the craft was launched august 12, 2018.

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