Today we started our astronomy projects. First we have to get used to working with the SDSS interface. Everyone picked one of the Favorite Places to get a location in the sky. They then started looking for galaxies that had spectra and recording data.
- Prepping the Parker Solar Probe for Space
At NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the Parker Solar Probe is lowered into the 40-foot-tall thermal vacuum chamber. The thermal vacuum chamber simulates the harsh conditions that the spacecraft will experience on its journey through space, including near-vacuum conditions and severe hot and cold temperatures.