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How Close Can You Get To The Sun?

Key Facts In This Video

  1. If you approached the sun in a regulation EVA spacesuit, other types of radiation would kill you before the heat would. 00:21

  2. Most spacesuits are designed to withstand temperatures up to about 400 Kelvin. 01:49

  3. A spaceship approaching the sun could withstand higher temperatures than a person in a spacesuit, but it would also absorb more heat. 02:26