Science & Exploration
ESA’s Solar Orbiter, launched on 10 February 2020, performed its first close approach to the Sun in mid-June, capturing unique views of our nearest star. No other images of the Sun have been taken from such a close distance, enabling scientists to catch a glimpse of new, interesting phenomena.
Full story: Solar Orbiter’s first images reveal ‘campfires’ on the Sun
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