Parker Solar Probe launches on historic journey to touch the sun

Parker Solar Probe launches on historic journey to touch the sun 2

Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of the star that makes life on Earth possible. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/08/180812065051.htm