NASA’s solar probe spares a thought for Earth as it speeds towards the Sun

parker solar probe

NASA began its mission to "touch the Sun" back in mid-August, sending the Parker Solar Probe towards our star on a first-of-its-kind trip that will hopefully result in all kinds of neat information. The probe is still a great distance from the Sun, having not yet reached its first date with Venus yet, but it took a moment to gaze back at its home anyway.

In a new image released by NASA, the probe looks back towards Earth, which appears at a bright glowing dot in a star-covered canvas. The photo is the first look we've had at the probe's modest imaging capabilities, but it's a pretty neat image nonetheless.

Continue reading...

BGR Top Deals:

  1. Turn your Fire TV remote into a QWERTY keyboard and universal TV remote with this $25 accessory
  2. Turn any garage door opener into a smart garage door opener with one $80 device

Trending Right Now:

  1. Archaeologists uncover oldest weapons ever found in North America, and they might rewrite history
  2. Netflix will debut 57 new original shows and movies in November – here’s the full list
  3. Netflix’s ‘The Haunting of Hill House’ would have been so much better with its original ending

NASA’s solar probe spares a thought for Earth as it speeds towards the Sun originally appeared on BGR.com on Thu, 25 Oct 2018 at 20:08:05 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

Post Tagged with , , ,

Comments are closed.