NASA, ULA Launch Parker Solar Probe on Historic Journey to Touch Sun


Hours before the rise of the very star it will study, NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched from Florida Sunday to begin its journey to the Sun, where it will undertake a landmark mission. The spacecraft will transmit its first science observations in December, beginning a revolution in our understanding of the star that makes life on Earth possible.

News Article Type: Homepage ArticlesPublished: Monday, August 13, 2018 - 09:22

In Photos: Juno's Amazing Views of Jupiter -

NASA's Juno spacecraft has been orbiting Jupiter since 2016, beaming back spectacular pictures of the largest planet in our solar system. See those amazing Jupiter photos in our mission gallery here.

NASA Bolsters Smallsat Science Programs -

NASA is responding to the growing interest in, and capabilities of, small satellites for science applications with an initiative that will spend $100 million a year on a series of projects.


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