NASA postpones Parker Solar Probe mission to Sunday morning after 'a condition'

August 11, 2018
NASA on Saturday scrubbed the Parker Solar Probe, announcing that the launch team will attempt the mission on Sunday morning.

The first ever spacecraft to fly directly toward the Sun was poised to blast off today, on a mission to plunge into our star's sizzling atmosphere and unlock the mysteries of the centre of the solar...

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