13 Feb 2020

Solar orbiter probe launched from Cape Canaveral

From Morning Report, 8:56 am on 13 February 2020

A probe has launched from Cape Canaveral on a quest to a close, unprecedented look at our star.

The Solar Orbiter is a joint mission between the European Space Agency and NASA to study the Sun from close quarters.

The probe is packed with cameras and sensors that will look reveal new insights on the workings of the sun.

Corin Dann speaks to to Dr Alex Young.