Solar spacecraft inspires televised art

Dazzling instruments that capture breathtakingly detailed images of the Sun have sparked an artistic collaboration that is airing on primetime television. The video shows how artist Melanie King has reimagined representations of the scientific instruments on board the ESA-led Solar Orbiter spacecraft, painted using light-sensitive chemicals and illuminated with ultraviolet light. The result is a Read More

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches Solar Orbiter to Study the Sun

A ULA Atlas V rocket carrying the Solar Orbiter mission for the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA lifts off from Space Launch Complex-41 at 11:03 p.m. EST. A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying Solar Orbiter, an international cooperative mission between the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA, lifted off from Space Read More

ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Solar Orbiter mission for ESA and NASA

Everything is progressing toward the ULA Atlas V launch carrying the Solar Orbiter mission for the European Space Agency (ESA) and NASA. The mission is set to lift off on Sunday, Feb. 9 from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. Today’s forecast shows an 80 percent chance of favorable weather Read More

United Launch Alliance Successfully Launches NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Spacecraft

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying NASA’s Parker Solar Probe spacecraft lifted off from Space Launch Complex-37 on Aug. 12 at 3:31 a.m. EDT. NASA selected ULA’s Delta IV Heavy for its unique ability to deliver the necessary energy to begin the Parker Solar Probe’s journey to the sun.   The Read More

Live Launch ULA Delta IV Heavy Parker Solar Probe mission for NASA launch

Everything is progressing toward the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy Parker Solar Probe mission for NASA. The mission is set to lift off on a Delta IV Heavy rocket on Saturday, Aug. 11 from Space Launch Complex-37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.   Launch Broadcast Live launch coverage will begin Read More