Latest Venus Climate Orbiter (Akatsuki) Stories
Japan's space agency said that it had successfully test-fired the engine of its "Akatsuki" space probe.
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.
For the next few months, Venus will be softly resplendent in the evening sky, a treat for stargazers â€“ but looks can be deceiving.
- Emitting flashes of light; glittering.