TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 9, 2018 â Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory has helped NASAÂ fully integrate a spacecraft that will work to study the sunâs corona as part of a mission that will launch in August, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.
The space agency said Thursday the Parker Solar ProbeÂ has been equipped with the Thermal Protection System, an eight-foot-diameter heat shied, which underwent tests and evaluation at the APL facility in Laurel, Md., at Goddard Space Flight Center and at an Astrotech Space OperationsÂ facility in Titusville, Fla.
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