Americaspace Launch Tracker

The AmericaSpace Live Launch and Event Tracker has up to the minute information of the progress of the upcoming rocket launches, and space related events with live updates and video where available. Covering all the major spaceports across the United States.

Artist’s concept of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe which will fly closer to the Sun than any previous spacecraft.
mage Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins APL/Steve Gribben

Launch of Delta IV Heavy with payload Parker Solar Probe

Video credit: NASA

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Launch of Parker Solar Probe on a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral AFB, FL launch complex LC-37
Launch scheduled for 12 Aug 18 at 7:31 GMT
Local time 12 Aug 18 at 3:31am Eastern

A United Launch Alliance Delta IV rocket will launch NASA's Parker Solar Probe to 'Touch the Sun'. The Delta IV will fly in the heavy configuration with triple boosters.

Parker Solar Probe will fly closer to the Sun’s surface than any spacecraft before it, facing brutal heat and radiation conditions and ultimately providing humanity with the first-ever samplings of a star's corona.
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