Latest Solar Probe+ Stories

2010-10-07 10:39:18

A University of Delaware researcher is helping to design instruments for a robotic space probe that will go where no other has gone before: the sun.

2010-09-30 06:50:00

NASA has chosen the Naval Research Laboratory's Wide-field Imager to be part of the Solar Probe Plus mission slated for launch no later than 2018.

2010-09-03 08:20:00

NASA has begun development of a mission to visit and study the sun closer than ever before.

2008-06-11 08:20:00

NASA has a daring new mission on the drawing board: Solar Probe Plus, a spacecraft tough enough to visit the sun itself.

2008-05-02 11:05:00

The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory is sending a spacecraft closer to the sun than any probe has ever gone – and what it finds could revolutionize what we know about our star and the solar wind that influences everything in our solar system.

Word of the Day
  • The parings of haberdine; also, any kind of fragments.
The word 'gubbings' is a variant of the word 'gobbon', meaning 'a portion, gobbet.'