Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to 'touch the Sun'

After a few delays, the Sun-chasing Parker Solar Probe is on its way. NASA launched the spacecraft aboard a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket at 3:31AM Eastern this morning (August 12th) and confirmed that the vessel was healthy at 5:33AM. The probe still...

Parker Solar Probe: Nasa launches mission to 'touch the Sun'

The US space agency launches a probe that aims to travel closer to the Sun than ever before.

Sun 12 Aug 18 from BBC News

NASA’s Flight to Sun Delayed After Last-Minute Technical Problem

Rocket maker United Launch Alliance said it would try again Sunday

Sat 11 Aug 18 from TIME

NASA Parker Solar Probe launches on historic mission to high-five the sun - CNET

The probe will race closer to the sun than we've ever been before to learn more about the solar flares that disrupt our technology.

Sun 12 Aug 18 from CNET

NASA Parker Solar Probe launches on mission to high-five the sun - CNET, Sun 12 Aug 18 from CNET

NASA launches Parker Solar Probe in mission to 'touch' the Sun

After a few delays, the Sun-chasing Parker Solar Probe is on its way. NASA launched the spacecraft aboard a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket at 3:31AM Eastern this morning (August 12th) and ...

Sun 12 Aug 18 from Engadget

Last-Minute Glitch Delays Launch of NASA's Parker Solar Probe

NASA's $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe will have to wait at least another day to launch to the sun after a last-minute glitch forced the space agency to postpone the liftoff for at least 24 ...

Sat 11 Aug 18 from SPACE.com

NASA Parker Solar Probe delays mission to explore the sun - CNET

The probe failed to lift off in its mission to go closer to the sun than we've ever been before, but will try again tomorrow.

Sat 11 Aug 18 from CNET

NASA's Parker Solar Probe Rolls Out to Launchpad for Sun-Touching Mission

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket topped with NASA's Parker Solar Probe rolled out to its launch pad here at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station this evening (Aug. 10) ahead of its ...

Fri 10 Aug 18 from SPACE.com

Parker Solar Probe heads toward sun after morning liftoff

The Parker Solar Probe's second launch attempt in a mission to touch the sun was successful early Sunday.

Sun 12 Aug 18 from UPI

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