Wednesday, August 08, 2018

NASA's Parker Solar Probe Prelaunch



Is your alarm set? A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket will launch the Parker Solar Probe for NASA on Aug. 11. The launch window opens at 3:33am ET. Broadcast begins at 3am ET. Weather is currently 70% favorable for launch. Watch NASA TV: nasa.gov/nasatv
Image: The United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket payload fairing is seen with the NASA and Parker Solar Probe emblems, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018 at Launch Complex 37, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Parker Solar Probe will travel through the Sun’s atmosphere, closer to the surface than any spacecraft before it.

Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Image Date: August 8, 2018


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