Latest Colonization of Venus Stories
After eight years in orbit, ESA’s Venus Express has completed routine science observations and is preparing for a daring plunge into the planet’s hostile atmosphere.
The Japanese are about to launch a mission to Venus to study the planetâ€™s weather and to search for signs of lightning and active volcanoes, and will also deploy a number of other experiments.
Venus Express has detected the molecule hydroxyl on another planet for the first time. This detection gives scientists an important new tool to unlock the workings of Venusâ€™s dense atmosphere.
Vesper, the Latin name for "Evening Star" or Venus, is a proposed NASA Discovery-class mission that would increase our knowledge of what Venus' atmosphere is made of and how it changes.
Europe's first space probe to Venus entered the planet's orbit on Tuesday and sent its first transmissions from there to Earth, ground controllers said.
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