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John Kraus 🚀 Feb 9
Another long exposure shot of the launch of Atlas V and Solar Orbiter at 11:03pm Sunday evening. 🚀 🛰 ☀️
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Michael Seeley Feb 9
It was a truly beautiful scene from Cocoa Beach as the mighty rocket carried the aloft, seen here in a 180-sec exposure. Truly, . And, bonus photobomb by the nearly Full Moon. (Pic: me / )
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ESA Feb 10
Images from this morning's  launch from - find more in this album: 📷 Credit: ESA-S.Corvaja
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UK Space Agency Feb 17
Solar Orbiter, built in the UK and launched last week, has successfully sent back its first science measurements. 🛰️ Data from the on-board magnetometer, built and led by , reached the ground on Thursday. 📡
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Airbus Space Feb 9
☀️🛰️ facts & figures: ⚖️ Launch mass: 1800 kg 📏 Dimensions (folded): 2,6m x 3,1m x 2,4m. ⏱Mission duration: 7 years (+3) 🚀 Cruise Phase: 1,8 years 🌡 -180°C to 500°C 🔧 10 scientific instruments
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ESA Operations Feb 13
updates! ☀️🛰️ The instrument boom was safely deployed yesterday evening! The ‘in situ’ science instruments on the boom will help measure the environment around the spacecraft, including the passing energetic particles of the solar wind.
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ESA's Solar Orbiter Mar 3
that is more than 10 million km away from Earth today? 🌍👋🛰️ Follow the journey of our daring mission that will get closest ever views of the via this interactive tool 👉
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ESA Feb 9
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ESA's Solar Orbiter Apr 2
resumes instrument health check after a brief ‘safe standby’ period in response to the ongoing pandemic 👇
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ESA Feb 9
Who needs the ? We’re going to visit the biggest in the Solar System… is set to liftoff towards the in just 10 minutes! Watch live on at
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Dr Steph Yardley🌞 Feb 9
Here is a clip I took of the launch of from Banana Creek at Kennedy Space Center. There are no words to describe this other than WOW 😭😍🌞🛰🚀
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European Solar Physics Division Feb 9
Beautiful launch, exactly on time 💥🚀☀️ Solar Orbiter is on its away!
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ULA Feb 10
See our Flickr page for a collection of beautiful photos of last night's launch of the rocket taken by United Launch Alliance.
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Christian Möstl Feb 9
So this is the best movie today 🍿 10 years of solar exploration ahead.
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Spacemanfellow Feb 9
Nice crisp view of the exhaust trail from ⁦⁩ Atlas V and ⁦
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ESA Feb 9
Liftoff for ESA's mission to face the Sun up close. Read more:
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Thomas Zurbuchen Feb 9
Driving into ⁦⁩ to get ready to launch ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Imperial College Apr 1
What's it like seeing a project you have been working on for years launch into space? 🚀😮 Watch 👇
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DutchSpace Feb 8
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ESA Science Feb 9
Replying to @esascience
Some interesting facts about the Sun, the star that we all orbit .
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