Solar Orbiter is Europe's first mission to Sun. The European Space Agency (ESA) intends to study the Sun up close, take detailed measurements of solar and heliospheric physics. It's intended to get up close with the Sun, this being 42 Million kilometers. This is closer than the planet Mercury. Solar Orbiter (SolO) made its first pass of the Sun in June 2020. It's travelling at --,--- (--,---).
Where is Solar Orbiter now?Space in 3D Web App
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Since last night Solar Orbiter is 163,000 km (101,000 mi) closer to Sun. Since you started looking at this page it is 0 km (0 mi) closer.
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