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Solar Orbiter launch

Solar Orbiter launch


Date: 22 January 2020
Satellite: Solar Orbiter
Copyright: ESA/ATG medialab

Artist's impression of an Atlas V 411 launching Solar Orbiter into space.

Solar Orbiter is a space mission of international collaboration between ESA and NASA. Its mission is to perform unprecedented close-up observations of the Sun and from high latitudes, providing the first images of the uncharted polar regions of the Sun, and investigating the Sun-Earth connection.

Last Update: 24 January 2020
6-May-2021 00:22 UT

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