Saturday, August 18, 2018

Inside NASA's Kennedy Space Center | Week of Aug. 17, 2018

NASA's Parker Solar Probe is beginning its mission to the Sun after a successful launch Aug. 12 aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket. The mission was first proposed in 1958 by heliophysics pioneer Dr. Eugene Parker, who viewed the launch from Kennedy and anticipates new discoveries from his namesake spacecraft.

Credit: NASA's Kennedy Space Center
Duration: 1 minute, 46 seconds
Release Date: August 17, 2018


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