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NASA’s Parker Solar Probe just detected something fascinating just above Venus – Inverse

NASA’s Parker Solar Probe just flew through Venus’ ionosphere for the first time in decades, which could help us figure out why it’s so different from Earth.

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On July 11, 2020, a small spacecraft flew by
the scorching hot planet Venus while traveling through space on its way to the Sun.
Down on Earth, Glyn Collinson, a researcher at NASAs Goddard Space Flight Center and self-proclaimed Venus nerd, was waiting anxiously on the data being beamed down from that brief encounter between Venus and NASAs Solar Parker Probe.
I was basically sitting by my computer waiting for the Parker Probe to release their data and sort of spamming the refresh button, Collinson…

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