In Just One Week, NASA Will Launch a Spacecraf…

In Just One Week, NASA Will Launch a Spacecraft to ‘Touch the Sun’:

oldschoolsciencefiction:

“The captain stared from the huge dark-lensed port, and there indeed was the sun, and to go to that sun and touch it and steal part of it forever away was his quiet and single idea.“

-The Golden Apples of the Sun (1953) by Ray Bradbury

Launch: Saturday, Aug. 11, at 3:33 a.m. EDT (0733 GMT).