NASA's Parker Solar Probe, mankind's first mission to "touch" the Sun, has been launched today on a seven-year long journey to unlock the mysteries of our star's fiery outer atmosphere and its effects on space weather.
The $1.5 billion (£1.2 billion) probe, which is the size of the auto, will play a vital role in our understanding of the solar system.
The probe will dip inside this tenuous atmosphere, sampling conditions, and getting to just 6.16 million km (3.83 million miles) from the Sun's broiling "surface".
It is said to endure unprecedented levels of heat, and radiation 500 times greater than that experienced on Earth.
The craft was supposed to be launched yesterday but it was cancelled due to a helium gas sensor that surpassed a launch limit on the Delta IV-Heavy rocket, United Launch Alliance said.
These solar outbursts are poorly understood, but pack the potential to wipe out power to millions of people.
To handle the heat it has been covered with a special 4.5 inch thick carbon-composite shield capable of withstanding temperatures up to 1,650C.
Euro and pound banknotes are seen in front of BREXIT letters in this picture illustration taken April 28, 2017. Against the euro, the pound has held up far better as demand for dollars has kept the euro on the back foot.
At the time, West said he didn't agree 100 percent with Trump, "but the mob can't make me not love him ". At one point during the long interview, West went on a tear about why he supports the president.
The Pierce County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter that preliminary information suggested that a mechanic had stolen the aircraft. At one point, he apologizes and says he is a "broken guy" with "a few screws loose". "I was kind of hoping that was gonna be it".
Michael Spence (R) at Stockholm's Konserthuset, after receiving it from from Sweden's King Carl Gustaf December 10, 2001. The views expressed therein are not necessarily those of stlucianewsonline.com, its sponsors or advertisers.
And then, in a game which delivered so much, they were headbutted by reality, in the shape of dogged Everton . Wolves , meanwhile, face a fairly short away journey as they take on Leicester at the King Power Stadium.
An air traffic controller tried to convince him to land the aeroplane. "That means I lift a lot of bags... so many bags", he says. Joseph Duran of Steilacoom was watching a James Bond movie with his family when they heard the roar of the jets over their home.
For the Australian businesses, News Corp reported revenues lifted 1% for the full year in the news and information segment. Fox is now undergoing another breakup, with a plan to sell most of its TV and film assets to Walt Disney Co.
The union has recently been in talks with Northern but said that the train operator had "made a mockery" of the process. Although Merseyrail also remains in dispute with RMT, there are no strike days planned at this point on its services.
Jimenez struggled to make an impact at Atletico Madrid, but the 27-year-old did well during his time at Benfica. After an impressive pre-season, the Bolton-born defender could now make his competitive debut.
To say Brady Brown of Robinson, Illinois came prepared with his attire for this PGA Championship would be an understatement. Nevertheless, this is golf, and golf always reminds you that no man is bigger than or outside the bounds of the game.
New Chelsea star Jorginho has an fantastic penalty routine
It came in the 34th minute when N'Golo Kante's mis-hit strike from Willian's cross bounced past Huddersfield goalkeeper Ben Hamer. Jorginho , a £57million capture from Napoli , has altered the way Chelsea operate as "Sarriball" takes full effect.
US Marine goes missing in Sulu Sea
It has also sought the assistance of the Philippine Coast Guard, which immediately deployed a ship on Thursday. At the time, the Essex was "conducting routine operations in the Sulu Sea", according to the statement.
Mickelson misses out on automatic Ryder Cup berth
The top eight players in the standings following the conclusion of the PGA on Sunday automatically qualify for the Ryder Cup team. DeChambeau was ninth on points, one spot ahead of Mickelson, with Kuchar 12th and Stanley 14th.