Video: SpaceFlight Insider’s Parker Solar Probe launch highlights


The Parker Solar Probe mission was launched atop a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket on Sunday Aug. 12. Photo Credit: Vikash Mahadeo / SpaceFlight Insider

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA and United Launch Alliance has sent the space agency’s Parker Solar Probe on its way to carry out seven fly-bys of Venus – before heading on its way to study the Sun. Liftoff took place from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 37B on Sunday, Aug. 12 at 3:31 a.m. EDT (07:31 GMT).

Video courtesy of SpaceFlight Insider’s Mike Howard, Mike Deep and Vikash Mahadeo



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