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Washington, Dec 3 (Canadian-Media): The first results from the Parker Solar Probe mission, the agency's revolutionary mission to "touch" the Sun, would be announced by NASA , during a media teleconference at 1:30 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 4, NASA reports said.
NASA’s Parker Solar Probe mission has traveled closer to the Sun than any human-made object before it. Image Credits: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL
Research results from four instruments on the probe, responsible for changing our understanding of the Sun and other stars, would be discussed by mission experts during the teleconference. Their findings will also be published at 1 p.m. Wednesday on the website of the journal Nature. Teleconference audio will stream live at: https://www.nasa.gov/live
Participants in the call are:
Nicola Fox, director of the Heliophysics Division in the Science Mission Directorate at NASA Headquarters in Washington
To participate in the media teleconference, media must provide their name and affiliation to Miles Hatfield at 650-580-8333 or email@example.com by noon Dec. 4.
A special episode of NASA Science Live at 3 p.m would follow the media event to discuss about the results and the overall science goals of the Parker mission.
The program will air on NASA Television, the agency's website, Facebook Live, YouTube and Periscope. The public can send questions during the event using the hashtag #askNASA on Twitter or by leaving a comment in the chat section of Facebook.
On Thursday, Dec. 5, NASA will host a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) about the findings. Questions can be submitted to the Reddit AMA event when it begins at 2 p.m.