The mission

Solar Orbiter will address big questions in Solar System science to help us understand how our star creates and controls the giant bubble of plasma that surrounds the whole Solar System and influences the planets within it. It is an ESA mission with strong NASA participation.

The launch

Launch date: 5/6 February (ET/CET)

Launch window: February 2020

Launch site: Cape Canaveral, USA

Launcher: Atlas V 411

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