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This NASA spacecraft is about to get close and personal with the sun

Sydney Morning Herald Friday, 10 August 2018
On Saturday researchers will watch as NASA's Parker Solar Probe, embarks on a mission to get closer to the sun than any human-made object has before.
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Nasa has launched a spacecraft to the sun that will fly closer to our star than anything ever sent before. The Parker Solar Probe rocketed away from Cape Canaveral, Florida, early on Sunday. It is on an unprecedented quest that will take it straight through the edges of the corona, or outer solar...

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