NASA revealed what their new Parker Solar Probe is for. The mission is designed to study space weather and answer mysteries shrouding the center of the solar system.
NASA and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory (SAO) partnered to study the Sun's atmosphere and its solar winds with the help of a Draper Technology.
NASA is developing a spacecraft that can fly near the Sun. The agency is planning to launch a solar mission called Solar Probe Plus in 2018.
The solar corona is as hot as 1-3 million degrees, while the surface is a mere 6000°C.
A new ESA satellite will be launching in 2019 to study the sun’s corona by creating its own small-scale solar eclipse.