Solar Orbiter: Sun mission primed for launch

The European probe will gather some of the most detailed ever pictures and movies of our star.

By Jonathan Amos | Feb. 9, 2020 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: solar-orbiter airbus-group space-exploration the-sun european-space-agency

Solar Orbiter completes preparation for launch

With all testing complete, Europe's audacious mission to our star is placed atop its launch rocket.

By Jonathan Amos | Feb. 1, 2020 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: solar-orbiter airbus-group space-exploration the-sun european-space-agency

European SolO probe ready to take on audacious mission

A UK-assembled European spacecraft aims to take the closest ever pictures and movies of the Sun.

By Jonathan Amos | Oct. 18, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: solar-orbiter airbus-group space-exploration nasa european-space-agency

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