Parker Probe is already on its way to the sun

Parker Probe is already on its way to the sun

NASA

The launching was postponed to the next day due to technical problems.

The Parker Solar Probe was launched on Sunday, at 3:31 am local time (8:31 am in Lisbon, 3:31 pm in Macau), as planned, at the base of Cape Canaveral, in Florida (USA). Follow the route and the comments of experts live here.

The Parker probe is the first spacecraft that will try to enter the sun's atmosphere. Its launch was scheduled for yesterday, but due to a problem in the gaseous helium system, it had to be postponed by NASA.

It has the size of a car and a cost of 1.500 million US dollars. The probe will be launched by the Delta IV rocket. This will be the fastest human device ever.

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