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NASA has started the device for studying of the Sun - RIA Novosti, 8/12/2018


WASHINGTON, 12 Aug — RIA Novosti. The carrier rocket Delta IV Heavy started in Florida with the probe Parker Solar Probe which will study a solar crown. Start is broadcast by NASA.© of NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington Mercury has helped to find out NASA with what speed Solntsestart of the belonging United Launch Alliance company of a rocket "grows thin" has been given at 10:40 Moscow time from Cape Canaveral launch site (Florida). The rocket has to put to high elliptic orbit the device of the size of the small car. For this start already one of the most powerful in the world a rocket was equipped now with an additional third step. As has reported to ULA, the solid propellant third step of Star 48BV is provided by the Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems.Parker Solar Probe company which is called in honor of the astrophysicist Eugene Parker, it is necessary to make within the forthcoming seven years 24 rounds around the Sun. Creators of the probe expect that it will be able to approach a star on distance 6,1 million kilometers over her surface. So close any probe.© Illustration of RIA Novosti Russian Scientists created by the person didn't approach the Sun have tracked earlier how the crown of Solntsaparker of Solar Probe is heated is equipped a number of the tools located under a massive thermal board which has to protect the probe from "a solar burn", among them the camera, the device for measurement of magnetic and electric field in the atmosphere of the Sun and also two tools for measurement and observation of particles of "solar wind". Earlier in NASA have reported that the first rapprochement of the device with the Sun will take place in November, the first pictures received by him will be transferred to Earth in December. Your browser doesn't support this format of video.

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