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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.
See images of NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission, which the agency plans to launch in July 2018. The spacecraft will get seven times closer to the sun than any probe ever has.
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.
NASA's historic and audacious Parker Solar Probe mission, which will travel faster and get closer to the sun than any other spacecraft, lifted off early this morning (Aug. 12) from Florida.
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 hours.
This weekend, NASA's Parker Solar Probe will boldly go where no spacecraft has dared go before — up close and personal with the sun — lifting off with its destination hidden and the sky dark.
Learn all about NASA's Parker Solar Probe mission, which the agency aims to launch in July 2018. The spacecraft will get seven times closer to the sun than any probe ever has before.
We see it every day, but our sun still poses countless mysteries. But not for long, if NASA's Parker Solar Probe has its way.
NASA is just a week away from launching its next science mission, a spacecraft called the Parker Solar Probe that is currently scheduled to launch early in the morning on Aug. 11.
A new type of aurora has been spotted on Mars, and thieving streams of solar wind may be to blame, a new study shows.
NASA's next solar spacecraft can withstand so much heat that even a blowtorch won't disturb the shield, a new video shows.