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Parker Solar Probe, Take the Solar Plunge
kenny
post Aug 13 2018, 11:02 AM
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I believe New Horizons took about 9 hours, from launch, to cross the Moon's orbit, giving it the fastest Earth departure ever.
I suspect Parker may have exceeded that, but can't find the relevant facts -- any ideas?

I was looking for the trajectory views using NASA's Solar System Simulator, seen here for New Horizons :

Where is New Horizons?

But the same thing does not (yet) seem to be up for Parker.
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post Aug 13 2018, 12:19 PM
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According to Jonathan McDowell, it was a lot faster (see this tweet: https://twitter.com/planet4589/status/1028699688889933824 .)

And there's this: http://orbitsimulator.com/gravitySimulator...PassesMoon.html

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