A NASA spacecraft, what will overthrow the sun's outer atmosphere has arrived on the space coast for a summer launch as momentum for the planned launch of the next planet-hunting spacecraft satellite on Monday
Meanwhile, a semi-secret military satellite mission will appear on Saturday night Road to Cape Canaveral Air Force Station
NASA's Parker Solar Probe met on April 3 in a C-17 Air Force at Space Coast Regional She was dumped and taken to a clean room near Astrotech Space Operations in Titusville.
There, the spacecraft is equipped with a 4.5-inch heat shield that withstands searing heat as the probe passes through the solar system, just 3.8 miles from the surface – closer than any other spaceship before.
Despite potential concerns, NASA has shipped the probe with a small number of lightweight, high-sensitivity platinum sensors that provide information on the cooling system and solar panels. An independent review committee unanimously agreed to proceed with the transportation, confident that the sensor problem in Florida can be tackled.
The $ 1.6 billion mission is set to launch on July 31 on the United Nations Alliance's Delta IV Heavy Rocket to embark on a seven-year voyage To start the sun. Previously, NASA's Launch Services Program at Kennedy Space Center is preparing to launch the Transit Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) on a SpaceX Falcon 9 flying from the Launch Complex 40.
The $ 377 million TESS mission will pick up the torch from NASA's Kepler mission to find thousands of planets orbiting nearby stars by detecting slight dips in the brightness of these stars. when the planets cross or cross each other.
The Falcon 9, as of this Wednesday, April 11, could complete a standard pre-launch trial and test firing of its nine main engines. Start is at 18:32 pm Monday