Why Won't it Melt? How NASA's Solar Probe will Survive the Sun
NASA Parker Solar Probe mission why the probe wont melt explanations

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NASA's Parker Solar Probe is heading to the Sun. Why won't the spacecraft melt? Thermal Protection System Engineer Betsy Congdon (Johns Hopkins APL) outlines why Parker can take the heat. Read more: https://www.nasa.gov/feature/goddard/2018/traveling-to-the-sun-why-won-t-parker-solar-probe-melt Music credit: Cheeky Chappy [Main Track] by Jimmy Kaleth, Ross Andrew McLean Credit: NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center Genna Duberstein (USRA): Lead Producer/Lead Editor Rob Andreoli (AIMM): Lead Videographer Betsy Congdon (Johns Hopkins University/APL): Lead Engineer Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA): Narrator Genna Duberstein (USRA): Writer Steve Gribben (Johns Hopkins University/APL ): Animator Brian Monroe (USRA): Animator Josh Masters (USRA): Animator Michael Lentz (USRA): Animator Genna Duberstein (USRA): Animator Mary P. Hrybyk-Keith (TRAX International Corporation): Illustrator This video is public domain and along with other supporting visualizations can be downloaded from the Scientific Visualization Studio at: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/12867 If you liked this video, subscribe to the NASA Goddard YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/NASAExplorer Follow NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center · Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NASA.GSFC · Twitter https://twitter.com/NASAGoddard · Flickr https://www.flickr.com/photos/gsfc/ · Instagram https://www.instagram.com/nasagoddard/

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LlamaMonster ' : *Who would win* A literally burning ball of fire *Or* White paint

Eric Fartman : Just wrap the god'dam thing with a 9.99$ flex tape.

Mybackisinpain : Watch that thing melt

Blu Wizard : 1950: Our cars will fly 2018: we did something better, we sent a satellite to the sun!

Konnies Egg : It only operates at night. Duh

Adrian : If you leave your hand in the oven it will eventually reach the temperature of the oven...

NuGG3Tz _ : Theres Even more Dangerous than The Flat Earth Society... *The Flat Sun Society*

Broose Waiyn : Let’s attach the Paul brothers on it

Aaron Lira : Just put the AC at max

El Payazo13 ww2 : Flat earth people be like this is fake

Yohan Lobo : I bet my MI phone can melt that probe

MK Uis : reminds me of the movie Sunshine (2007)...

1k Flash : Watch the probe change direction by itself somewhere in deep space😂

Subbura 1988 : Wow & we cannot solve world hunger

Dieng Khadim Mbacke : Mission impossible

OFFICIALBOOKERFORTE : in just taking a wild guess but I think Sun wins...

Shane Euston : NASA please teach Apple how to keep their new laptops cool as well. Thank you.

Ramzki : *Who would win:* A giant space ball boi *Or* A painted foam boi

Sir Spike : The Sun goes away at night , just go then

Justin Ngeny : *And I still cant use YouTube while it's closed*

Roksanda Kosmajac : YEA with all Nikola TESLA's Modern technology...from his confiscated 36 crates & 80 trunks upon his death & translated :)

nictimus : The Macbook Pro is still hotter

Gaming With BlendzZ. : Can't Wait to walk on Sun

cellphone bwahahaha : The sun is white tho not yellow

Farshad Bashir : Launch time was for today 03.48 AM. That is a launch in the night!

TANGLDWEB : This just brings to mind. All those videos of why A Rocket "CAN'T" be sent to the Sun. Funny how Math and Man work ☺ ...stupid dude with the wax wings lol... GO NASA

Nick Danaluk : They could save a lot of effort shielding the spacecraft by simply going at night.

naxel37 : I'm pretty sure it's not gonna last long. Maybe enough to get some good shots and data. Definitely worth a shot. Id think they would use some kind of Titanium Magnesium Tungsten alloy. But I guess carbon styrofoam works better.

Mayank Sharma : N.A.S.A is the second reason. I like america. First jenifer Lawrence of course..🤣

Hanro50 : 50% obvious space memes/jokes are obvious 20% Flat earthers 20% comment that insightful 9.99% random gibberish 0.1% inaccurate breakdown of comment section

Keil Cas : ... Because CGI won't melt.

Android Kenobi : finally! bringing us one step closer to walking on the sun

Isaiah M : Lotion that probe in high SPF Sunblock

Red Vanderbilt : Easy, let's just visit the Sun at night and winter when it's turned off

Anuj Malik : Power of SunGlass :)

ьеиis : Flat earthers be like: it's *F A K E* Normal people's reaction: **sends them to the sun**

Piemasteratron : Please at least include Celsius as a footnote.

jeeshadow : Great video, fascinating stuff! But about that music....

BOT 007 : Hope NASA's Solar probe spacecraft carry Sunscreen with it, last thing we want is the spacecraft getting tanned.

GhostJC777 : The laws of physics apply in space? Am I missing something? 🤷🏽‍♂️

Abhishek Mishra : At 01:45 Learned it in thermal expansion last year and even in thermodynamics this year😍😎

gumelini1 : Why dont they just go to the Sun from behind where the Sun is not looking?

Honestmicky : Excellent video, thanks for posting, much appreciated : )

Douglas Dorman : Thank you NASA Family that is beautiful, peace and love, Doug:)<3.

T. M. Shannon : Persian: "Our heatshield will blot out the Sun!" Spartan: "Then we shall take measurements in the shade!"

Shafwan Dito : The Spacecraft is going to be in HOT topic! *Fly away*

Arvind Bamhi : Great work NASA....But India will send that thing to the sun at 10% the cost...

Ko Lo : They can going in night

Wojciech Sokol : To those who belive that it will get overheat. THEY WILL LAND IN THE NIGHT TIME...