NASA Going To The Sun


Our Sun has been the focus of astronomers for many centuries, and humanity for much longer. So for the first time, NASA will be sending a mission, labeled as Solar Probe+ (Solar Probe plus) to study our star. "We are going to visit a living, breathing star for the first time," says program scientist Lika Guhathakurta of NASA Headquarters. "This is an unexplored region of the solar system and the possibilities for discovery are off the charts."

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  • bornking
    Not only am I enthused to hear this but very curious as to what they will find...other than a hot sun.
  • sacre
    Wait, this probe will just float around close to the sun right?
  • Anonymous
    They are going up at night to the sun so the probe will make it without being burnt up.