Solar Orbiter liftoff

ESA’s new Sun-exploring mission Solar Orbiter lofted to space aboard the US Atlas V 411 rocket from NASA’s spaceport in Cape Canaveral, Florida at 04:03 GMT (05:03 CET) on 10 February 2020.

Solar Orbiter, an ESA-led mission with strong NASA participation, carries a set of ten instruments for imaging the surface of the Sun and studying the environment in its vicinity. 

You can read more about the Solar Orbiter mission at https://www.esa.int/solarorbiter

This entry was posted in Vlab News. Bookmark the permalink.