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NASA Parker Solar Probe has flown within 15 millions miles of the solar surface

MailOnline Tuesday, 6 November 2018
NASA Parker Solar Probe has flown within 15 millions miles of the solar surfaceNASA said its speed topped 213,000 mph (342,000 kph) relative to the sun as it penetrated the outer solar atmosphere, or corona. No spacecraft has ever gotten so close to our star.
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According to Business Insider, a NASA spacecraft broke a record for the fastest human-made object. The Parker Solar Probe launched back in August to investigate the outer region of the Sun's atmosphere, the corona. The billion-dollar solar probe will reach speeds close to 213,200 miles-per-hour while...

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