Launch of Europe’s Solar Orbiter Mission Slips To Late 2018

Credit: ESA
PARIS — A European-U.S. mission that had been slated to send a robotic probe to study the Sun in 2017 has been delayed 15 months, owing to difficulties in developing the spacecraft and instruments. Led by the European Space Agency (ESA) and prime contractor Airbus Defense and Space U.K., the $1...

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