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What Is Punch?

PUNCH is a NASA Small Explorer (SMEX) mission to better understand how the mass and energy of the Sun’s corona become the solar wind that fills the solar system. Four suitcase-sized satellites will work together to produce images of the entire inner solar system around the clock. Download summary poster: (15 MB PNG, 114 MB PDF).

The Mission

Fast Facts About PUNCH and its Instruments

The Science

A New View of the Corona and Heliosphere

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Science Outreach with PUNCH

Get Involved With PUNCH Science

Data Access and Analysis Tools