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How Close Can You Get To The Sun?

How close could you get to the sun using today’s spacesuits or spaceships? Find out in today’s episode of SciShow Space!

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Diving Into the Sun https://youtu.be/sZXj68iWjhA
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Sources:
http://www.nasa.gov/audience/forstudents/5-8/features/nasa-knows/what-is-a-spacesuit-58.html, https://hps.org/publicinformation/ate/q8406.html
http://www.popsci.com/science/article/2010-07/how-close-could-person-get-sun-and-survive
http://www.atmos.washington.edu/~davidc/ATMS211/Lecture12-handout-PDF.pdf, http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19650014514.pdf, http://www.pveducation.org/pvcdrom/properties-of-sunlight/solar-radiation-outside-earths-atmosphere, http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/emissivity-coefficients-d_447.html, http://www.engineeringtoolbox.com/radiation-surface-absorptivity-d_1805.html,
http://www.mrscienceshow.com/2010/09/how-close-could-average-spaceship-get.html
http://www.popularmechanics.com/space/moon-mars/a10732/can-we-protect-mars-explorers-from-deadly-cosmic-radiation-16887969/
http://space.stackexchange.com/questions/7827/whats-the-typical-temperature-of-a-satellite-orbiting-the-earth
http://space.stackexchange.com/questions/5246/why-is-gold-used-in-space-technology-to-protection-from-heat-radiation

Images:
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Pennsylvania_Winter_Sunset.jpg
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ruwenpflanzen.jpg
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/sts121/multimedia/fd9/fd9_gallery.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Giant_prominence_on_the_sun_erupted.jpg
http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/shuttle/shuttlemissions/sts122/main/sts122missionfeature_prt.htm
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Apollo_10_Lunar_Module.jpg

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