PBS Space Time

How Close To The Sun Can Humanity Get?

Season 4 Episode 33 | 8m 51s | Video has closed captioning.

The Sun: an entity worshipped as a god throughout time and across cultures. The source of all life and sustenance for our little blue space rock, and also a force of unthinkable destructive power. But soon humanity will reach out its collective hand and come closer to touching the Sun than we ever have before with the launch of the Parker Solar Probe.

Aired: 08/29/18

Rating: NR

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