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NASA Parker Solar Probe flies by Venus; on the way to 'touch' the Sun

DNA Friday, 5 October 2018
NASA's Parker Solar Probe -mankind's first mission to 'touch' the Sun - successfully completed a flyby of Venus at a distance of about 2,415 kilometres during its first gravity assist from the planet, according to the US space agency.
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NASA on Wednesday announced that the Parker Solar Probe has completed its first flyby of Venus and declared the mission a success.

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