Author Topic: Here Comes the Sun  (Read 100 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Luke

  • Formerly Gamliel
  • Taxiarches
  • **********
  • Posts: 5,519
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Metropolis of San Francisco
Here Comes the Sun
« on: August 12, 2018, 06:54:30 PM »
The Parker solar probe launched early this morning.  It will take about seven years to reach a close orbit of about 4 million miles from the sun toward the latter part of 2024.  Hopefully it has enough shielding:  https://www.space.com/41454-nasa-parker-solar-probe-launches-to-sun.html

Online Justin Kolodziej

  • Goths and rivetheads are entering the Kingdom of God before me
  • OC.net guru
  • *******
  • Posts: 1,125
  • Screwing up the Church since 2017
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Metropolis of Atlanta
Re: Here Comes the Sun
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2018, 07:10:40 PM »
If nothing else the pictures will be spectacular!

And Dr. Eugene Parker might be a new contender for coolest guy named Eugene.  ;)
Too many theologists, not enough theologians.

Offline Ainnir

  • Section Moderator
  • Archon
  • *****
  • Posts: 2,508
  • Faith: Orthodox
  • Jurisdiction: Antiochian
Re: Here Comes the Sun
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2018, 08:30:19 PM »
That's really neat news!  Keep us posted.   :)
Is any of the above Orthodox?  I have no clue, so there's that.