Parker Solar Probe

NASA Parker Solar Probe project members (clockwise from top left) Elizabeth Congdon, lead engineer thermal protection system; Jim Kinnison, mission system engineer; Dr. Nicola Fox, project scientist; and J. Felipe Ruiz, deputy lead mechanical engineer, all of Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory, are pictured with picture of the sun and a scale model of the spacecraft held by Kinnison. The Parker Solar Probe will explore solar flares and coronal mass ejections by flying closer to the sun than any previous attempts.

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