DEyncourt wrote: Video tweet from NASA TV showing clip featuring Dr. Eugene Parker having just watched the launch of his namesake spacecraft on its way to study the Sun. It also happens to be his first rocket launch that he had seen live (as opposed to watching video feeds).
As I type this the Parker probe is already on its way to intercept Venus for a gravity assist towards the Sun.
A photographer for NASA also got this during the launch:
The linked article (from which that pic came) is the Bad Astronomer's explanation for the Parker Solar Probe mission where he also showed its planned orbital path which will use Venus for gravity assists to FURTHER lower Parker closer to the Sun: