Welcome to the web page for the FIELDS Experiment for the Parker Solar Probe.
Quick status (updated 2018 August 20):
The Parker Solar Probe (PSP) spacecraft launched August 12, 2018 on a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral. It is currently on its way to its first Venus gravity assist flyby.
The PSP magnetometer boom, which houses the three FIELDS magnetometers and the FIELDS V5 sensor, was deployed on August 13, 2018. The FIELDS V1-V4 antennas are scheduled to deploy in early September.
The FIELDS Main Electronics Package (MEP) was delivered to APL in Laurel, MD in April 2017.
The FIELDS sensors (magnetometers and antennas) were delivered to APL in May and June 2017.
After launch, data from the FIELDS instruments will be available on this website.