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Venus Express Preparing To Take The Plunge
2014-05-16 03:55:38

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.

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2010-05-18 05:50:00

The Japanese are about to launch a mission to Venus to study the planet’s weather and to search for signs of lightning and active volcanoes, and will also deploy a number of other experiments.

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2008-05-15 10:50:00

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 Venus’s dense atmosphere.

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2006-11-23 10:25:00

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.

2006-04-11 05:30:00

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.


Word of the Day
taphephobia
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.
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