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Latest Venus Climate Orbiter (Akatsuki) Stories

JAXA Successfully Tests Engine Of Akatsuki Venus Probe
2011-09-08 10:38:01

Japan's space agency said that it had successfully test-fired the engine of its "Akatsuki" space probe.

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2010-11-22 09:56:06

NASA has established a Venus Climate Orbiter Participating Scientist Program to complement scientific return of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)-led Venus Climate Orbiter, or "Akatsuki" mission.

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2010-08-17 06:35:00

For the next few months, Venus will be softly resplendent in the evening sky, a treat for stargazers – but looks can be deceiving.


Word of the Day
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.