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12 August 2018, 11:43 | Dale Webster
UPDATE: NASA postpones launch of Parker Solar Probe
In just a few hours, United Launch Alliance will try a second time to launch NASA's highly anticipated Parker Solar Probe. On Wednesday, NASA announced it will launch the probe in summer 2018 to explore the solar atmosphere. The agency is now targeting Sunday for the launch of the spacecraft which is created to go all the way to the Sun's atmosphere, or corona - closer to the Sun than any spacecraft in history.
The probe is created to plunge into the Sun's mysterious atmosphere, known as the corona, coming within 3.83 million miles (6.16 million kilometers) of its surface during a seven-year mission.
"Launch teams are working on technical issues and weather is predicted to be 70 per cent chance of favourable conditions", NASA said in a tweet late on Thursday.
A first launch attempt early Saturday scrubbed with less than two minutes to go before liftoff of the Parker Solar Probe on a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket, News 6 partner Florida Today reported.
Danny Welbeck tested as Arsenal left-back
Manchester City begins its English Premier League title defense Sunday against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in London. The same when we are thinking defensively, I want our strikers to be thinking: "We need to protect the goalkeepers".
S&P 500, Dow end slightly lower
The S&P 500 was in slightly positive territory most of the day, putting it once again close to the record high it hit January 26. Year to date, the Dow Jones has a gain of 4.29%, the S&P 500 has gained 7.73% and the Nasdaq Composite has a return of 14.74%.
Anderson does the damage as India rolled out for 107
Memon feels that after the opening day was washed out due to rain, Kohli could have played only one spinner in the Test. What's done is done, though, and India will look for a disciplined bowling performance to get back into the game.
Bairstow and Woakes put England in strong position
Before this series, KL Rahul's previous Test innings against England brought him 199 at Chennai in December 2016. That brought in Chris Woakes (55 not out) and alongside Jonny Bairstow he ensured more pain for India .