Solar Probe: A Mission to the Sun and the Inner Core of the Heliosphere

  1. James L. Burch,
  2. Robert L. Carovillano and
  3. Spiro K. Antiochos
  1. G. Gloeckler1,
  2. S. T. Suess2,
  3. S. R. Habbal3,
  4. R. L. Mcnutt4,
  5. J. E. Randolph5,
  6. A. M. Title6 and
  7. B. T. Tsurutani5

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM109p0237

Sun-Earth Plasma Connections

Sun-Earth Plasma Connections

How to Cite

Gloeckler, G., Suess, S. T., Habbal, S. R., Mcnutt, R. L., Randolph, J. E., Title, A. M. and Tsurutani, B. T. (1999) Solar Probe: A Mission to the Sun and the Inner Core of the Heliosphere, in Sun-Earth Plasma Connections (eds J. L. Burch, R. L. Carovillano and S. K. Antiochos), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM109p0237

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland

  2. 2

    NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, Alabama

  3. 3

    Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, Massachusetts

  4. 4

    Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, Laurel, Maryland

  5. 5

    Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California

  6. 6

    Lockheed Research, Palo Alto, California

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1999

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900926

Online ISBN: 9781118664469



  • International Solar-Terrestrial Physics Program Congresses;
  • Sun Congresses;
  • Solar magnetic fields Congresses;
  • Space plasmas Congresses;
  • Magnetosphere Congresses;
  • Astrophysics Congresses


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Current Knowledge of the Initial and Terminal Solar Wind and of the Solar Surface

  • Solar Probe: The First Close Encounter With the Sun

  • Summary