Parker Solar Probe
Parker Solar Probe sets records during first encounter with the sun
Photos: More up-close shots of Parker Solar Probe’s launch
Rocketcam replay of Delta 4-Heavy rocket’s launch with solar probe
First milestones accomplished on NASA’s newly-launched Parker Solar Probe
Space missions dispatched into the solar system often have journeys lasting years before reaching a scientific payoff, but NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launched last weekend on a speedy departure from planet Earth is already getting ready to sweep closer to the sun than any spacecraft in history during a flyby later this year.