Photo of NASA's Solar Orbiter

Solar Orbiter Blasts Off to Capture 1st Look at Sun’s Poles

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Europe and NASA's Solar Orbiter rocketed into space Sunday night on an unprecedented mission to capture the first pictures of the sun's elusive poles. “We're on the way to the sun. Go Solar Orbiter!” said Cesar Garcia Marirrodriga, pr...