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Though our Sun is something we can count on to rise and set each day, it also comes with some phenomena that can catch us by surprise: solar winds. To better predict when these winds will travel all the way to Earth, we sent the Parker Solar Probe to our big flaming ball in the sky with a big mission.

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RIP Dr Eugene N Parker, NASA Visionary, June 10, 1927 — March 15, 2022
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