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Surprising 1st results from NASA's sun-skimming spacecraft

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NASA's sun-skimming spacecraft, the Parker Solar Probe, is surprising scientists with its unprecedented close views of our star.
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NASA's Parker Solar Probe sheds new light on the sun

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Since its 2018 launch, NASA's Parker Solar Probe (record-holder for closest-ever spacecraft to the Sun) has finished three of 24 planned passes through never-before-explored parts of the Sun's atmosphere. Four new articles describe what scientists have learned from its unprecedented exploration, and what they look forward to learning next.
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Parker Solar Probe traces solar wind to its source on sun's surface: coronal holes

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New data from the Parker Solar Probe, which got closer to the sun than any other spacecraft, allowed physicists to map the source of a major component of the solar wind that continually peppers Earth. The slow solar wind seems to emerge from coronal holes along the sun's equator. Data also reveal strange magnetic field reversals that could be accelerating solar wind particles, and an unexpectedly dense shroud of comet dust around the sun.
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Closest-ever approach to the sun gives new insights into the solar wind

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The Parker Solar Probe spacecraft, which has flown closer to the sun than any mission before, has found new evidence of the origins of the solar wind.
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NASA's Sun-Kissing Parker Solar Probe Lifts the Veil on Our Closest Star

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The daring mission's first results reveal surprises about the solar wind
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NASA's Sun-Kissing Parker Solar Probe Is Lifting the Veil on Our Closest Star

NASA's Sun-Kissing Parker Solar Probe Is Lifting the Veil on Our Closest Star

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The first science results are in from NASA's Parker Solar Probe, which has flown faster and closer to the sun than any other human-made object in history.
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