Delta IV Heavy
Parker Solar Probe

Delta IV Heavy | Parker Solar Probe

United Launch Alliance launch of a Delta IV Heavy Rocket

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United Launch Alliance was scheduled to launch a Delta IV Heavy rocket as part of the Parker Solar Probe mission. The launch window for the Heliophysics mission was on Sun, Aug 12th, 2018, 3:31 AM from Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL. The status of the launch was Success with a 95% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Delta IV Heavy and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Parker Solar Probe

Flying into the Sun’s atmosphere (or corona) for the first time. Coming closer to the Sun than any previous spacecraft, Parker Solar Probe will employ a combination of in situ measurements and imaging to achieve the mission’s primary scientific goal: to understand how the Sun’s corona is heated and how the solar wind is accelerated.

Location

Launch Pad Compass (Beta)

Space Launch Complex 37B, Cape Canaveral, FL

Cape Canaveral, FL, USA

Rocket

Delta IV Heavy

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