Prep time Two payloads, Hi-C (High Resolution Coronal Imager) and Sumi, standing upright prior to their launch from White Sands. Hi-C was tasked with capturing images of the Sun’s corona to find out what allows it to get so hot. NASA

NASA rockets up a telescope to solve mysteries of the Sun’s corona

A gallery from NASA’s recent mission to explore the Sun’s hottest region.

by Casey Johnston – Jan 25 2013, 11:30am EST

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