'Wow, here we go': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward the sun

Space The Parker Solar Probe is finally on its way. Witnessing the launch of the Parker Solar Probe was Eugene Parker. The mission is the only one in NASA history to be named after a researcher while they were still…

'Wow, here we go': NASA spacecraft hurtles toward the sun

Embarking on a mission that scientists have been dreaming of since the Sputnik era, a NASA spacecraft hurtled Sunday toward the sun on a quest to unlock some of its mysteries by getting closer ...

Sun 12 Aug 18 from Phys.org

NASA spacecraft rockets toward sun for closest look yet

A NASA spacecraft rocketed toward the sun Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before.

Sun 12 Aug 18 from Phys.org

NASA poised to blast off first spacecraft to explore Sun

The first ever spacecraft to fly directly toward the Sun is poised to blast off Saturday, on a mission to plunge into our star's sizzling atmosphere and unlock the mysteries of the center of ...

Sat 11 Aug 18 from Phys.org

Parker Solar Probe: How Nasa is trying to 'touch' the Sun

Nasa's Parker Solar Probe will get closer to our star than any other in history.

Wed 8 Aug 18 from BBC News

A Fireball and a Wall of Sound: What NASA's Epic Solar Probe Launch Felt Like

The launch of NASA's $1.5 billion Parker Solar Probe atop a Delta IV Heavy rocket was spectacular. Here's what it was like to see it in person.

Tue 14 Aug 18 from SPACE.com

NASA’s sun-kissing spacecraft will go 250 times faster than a bullet when it hits its stride

Space The Parker Solar Probe is finally on its way. Witnessing the launch of the Parker Solar Probe was Eugene Parker. The mission is the only one in NASA history to be named ...

Mon 13 Aug 18 from Popular Science

NASA's Solar Probe Blasts Off to the Sun

NASA's spectacular Parker Solar Probe launch to the sun today (Aug. 12) has scientists over the moon. Here's why they're so thrilled.

Sun 12 Aug 18 from Livescience

Delta IV Heavy rocket launches NASA's Parker Solar Probe to study the sun

“While we have many missions dedicated to studying the sun from afar, we have never, ever had a mission to get this up close and personal.”        

Sun 12 Aug 18 from USA today

NASA launches probe to go deep into Sun's scorching atmosphere

NASA launched a space probe early Sunday that will go closer to the Sun than any spacecraft before, the agency announced.

Sun 12 Aug 18 from Reuters

Launch Photos! NASA's Parker Solar Probe Blasts Off to Touch the Sun

NASA's Parker Solar Probe launched on a mission to touch the sun on Aug. 12, 2018, riding atop a ULA Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. See photos from the ...

Sun 12 Aug 18 from SPACE.com

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