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Parker probe heads for the sun

The Parker Solar Probe, named for former Flossmoor resident Eugene Parker, successfully began its long journey to the sun at 2:31 a.m. central time on Sunday, Aug. 12. 


The 10-second launch countdown begins at 22:25 in this NASA video.

Parker will be the speaker at the Homewood Historical Society’s Sept. 12 meeting, 7 p.m. at Homewood Public Library.

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