Later today, the solar probe should also break Helios 2's record for velocity relative to the Sun of 246,960 km/hour.
On October 31, the day of Halloween, NASA will begin its first so-called solar encounter with the burning star.
The Parker Solar Probe will continue to accelerate and close in on the sun until around 3:30 a.m. GMT on 6 November (11:30 p.m. 5 November EST), when it will reach "perihelion" - the closest point in its orbit, and begin its long swing back out past the orbit of Venus.
Parker Solar Probe, shown in this animation, became the closest-ever spacecraft to the Sun on October 29, 2018, when it passed within 26.55 million miles of the Sun's surface.
There is no rocket available that can get away from Earth with that much power, however.
The Parker Solar Probe is the first NASA aircraft to be named after a living astrophysicist; 91-year-old Eugene Parker, who proposed the notion of solar wind. Thus, it will provide the information, and also take samples of the corona's particle, and analyze the Sun's magnetic and electric fields.
The encounter, which lasted about an hour, was said to have resulted in an unspecified number of Shiite casualties. In April, police fired bullets and tear gas during days of protests by IMN, wounding at least four protesters.
Hall of Fame first baseman and one of the most beloved former members of the San Francisco Giants , Willie McCovey died Wednesday. McCovey , who almost died from an infection four years ago, was fighting another one that sent him to the hospital last week.
The joint venture, known as "New Mobility in Israel", is different to other ventures and programs going around the world. Now Volkswagen , Intel and Mobileeye have joined forces to take another big step towards autonomous driving.
Asked to expand on day-to-day dealings Pochettino Alli said: "He's a very nice guy but at the same time he can't be too nice". I want to keep improving and trying to become the best player I can be. "The feeling around the place is positive".
This is annoying, forcing many to opt for priority boarding for each flight if you want to access your bag mid-air. Also, the bag that non-priority customers are carrying onboard must fit into the "sizer" designated by the airline.
Red Dead Redemption also broke a number of records, becoming the most pre-ordered game ever on PlayStation Network. In comparison, Avengers: Infinity War earned $640 million worldwide during its opening weekend earlier this year.
Russian Federation has said its navy plans to test missiles Thursday through Saturday in worldwide waters off western Norway. "I expect Russian Federation to behave in a professional way and it will not change the plans of our exercise", he said .
In a short, 20-second costume test clip, we can see Henry Cavill sporting Geralt's long white hair, in full Witcher gear. When destiny intervenes, he finds himself in the path of a powerful sorceress and a young princess with a risky secret.
Game director Masahiro Sakurai said he wants to keep the new adventure mode secret until the game launches. Ken of the Street Fighter games and Icineroar of Pokémon will "fight fire with fire" in the new release.
His admission will not end the trial, at which families of the victims hope to uncover more information about the crimes. He was found guilty of murder and attempted murder of five other victims and given the maximum sentence of 15 years.
Prices of another type of memory chip, NAND, are already dropping and could lose another 25% to 30% next year, DRAMeXchange said. New production lines by Samsung's rivals are coming online next year and the increased supply may push prices down even further.
GM offers buyouts to 18K workers after posting strong profit
Pricing in North America hit a third-quarter record of more than $36,000 per vehicle, up $800 per unit compared with a year ago . According to the spokesman, if there are not enough employees forthcoming to take the buyouts, then layoffs are a possibility.
Steam Halloween Sale now on until 1st November
If you are looking for horror recommendations specifically, then Alien Isolation is a good place to start and it is now 75% off. The Steam sale has an impressive list of horror hits such as Left 4 Dead 2 , the Dead Rising series and The Evil Within .
Zola critical of Chelsea duo after cup win
Mason Mount, on loan at Derby , played against Chelsea . "Plus the way we play sometimes means our defenders are also exposed". I don't think he is going to be involved in the game tomorrow, but he is looking quite good for the weekend.
Saudi journalist's body disposed of after dismembering
Saudi officials characterize the killing as a rogue operation carried out by Saudi agents who exceeded their authority. The Saudi chief prosecutor, Saud al-Mujeb, left for the airport and was scheduled to return to Saudi Arabia.
Denmark thwarts Iranian assassination plot
Denmark can in no way accept that people with ties to Iran's intelligence service plot attacks against people in Denmark'. The target was believed to be a member of an Arab separatist movement, Denmark's intelligence service said.
How to get a free Google Home Mini speaker from Spotify
Beginning today, November 1, and all the way through the end of the year, Spotify will give you a free Google Home Mini . You can also control playback, raise and lower volume, and like and dislike songs from the Google Home Mini.