2018, NASA Flashback: Parker Solar Probe Liftoff

This image was taken in 2018 by NASA/Tony Gray and Tim Powers. Space is such an amazingly beautiful and interesting place.
Parker Solar Probe Liftoff
Parker Solar Probe Liftoff
At Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 37, the United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket with NASA’s Parker Solar Probe, lifts off at 3:31 a.m. EDT on Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. The spacecraft was built by Applied Physics Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University in Laurel, Maryland. 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.
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