Nasa Poised To Launch First Sun-Skimming Spaceship

NASA is ready to dispatch a $1.5 billion spacecraft on a fiercely hot voyage toward the Sun, offering scientists the nearest ever view of our strange and mysterious star. The probe is named after Eugene Parker, it will end up being the first spacecraft ever to fly through the Sun’s scorching atmosphere, known as the corona. Understanding how the corona works will help scientists anticipate dangerous space weather storms.