NASA launches fastest manmade object in history - Parker Solar Probe will travel more than 400,000 miles per hour and "touch" the Sun! - Reeko's Mad Scientist Lab
It hasn’t made it into the popular news channels much which is puzzling because the device, and its mission, is so very, very cool. On August 12, 2018, NASA will launch the Parker Solar Probe, a car-sized spacecraft with a mission to examine the Sun’s corona. It’s no small feat and will require the probe maintain speeds of 430,000 miles per hour as it whirls around the sun.