This Saturday August 11th 2018 NASA will launch the Parker Solar Probe from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida in an unprecedented Journey to the Sun. This is a historic mission, with sights set on traveling through the Sun’s atmosphere, closer than any spacecraft before. Follow the below link to learn more!
On Monday, July 30, 2018 NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, encapsulated in its payload fairing, arrives at Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station where it will be mated atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket. The mission will perform the closest-ever observations of a star when it travels through the Sun’s atmosphere, called the corona. The probe will rely on measurements and imaging to revolutionize our understanding of the corona and the Sun-Earth connection.