• Jaw-Dropping Footage from the First Spacecraft to Touch the Sun

    5 monthes ago - By Peta Pixel

    NASA announced this week that its Parker Solar Probe was the first spacecraft to ever “touch the Sun” by flying through its corona, or upper atmosphere. The probe captured the first photos ever from within the corona , and those images were then turned into this incredible 13-second timelapse video.
    The footage shows what the Parker Solar Probe saw as it passed through the Sun's corona back in August 2021, flying through structures known as coronal streamers.
    “These structures can be seen as bright features moving upward and downward in this video compiled from the spacecraft's WISPR...
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