• NASA's Parker Solar Probe launches tonight to “touch the sun”

    4 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    NASA's ambitious mission to go closer to the Sun than ever before is set to launch in the small hours between Friday and Saturday - at 3:33 AM Eastern from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, to be precise. The Parker Solar Probe, after a handful of gravity assists and preliminary orbits, will enter a stable orbit around the enormous nuclear fireball that gives us all life and sample its radiation from less than 4 million miles away. Believe me, you don't want to get much closer than that.
    If you're up late tonight , you can watch the launch live on NASA's stream .
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