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Parker Solar Probe clocks 330,000 mph as the fastest object ever made

Artist's impression of the Parker Solar Probe on approach to the Sun

Launched in 2018 on a mission to study the Sun from close proximity, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe continues to edge closer and closer to its target, setting one new record after another. The latest came during a close approach today, where the spacecraft exceeded blistering speeds of 330,000 mph (532,000 km/h) as it began its eighth loop of the Sun.

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