Illustration of the Parker Solar Probe spacecraft approaching the Sun. Credits: Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Public Invited to Come Aboard NASA’s First Mission to Touch the Sun

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe mission will launch in summer 2018 to travel closer to the Sun than any spacecraft before it, facing brutal heat and radiation conditions. And you can send your name along for the ride.

Source: Public Invited to Come Aboard NASA’s First Mission to Touch the Sun