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2006-03-27 16:38:48

Venus Express mission controllers at ESA's Space Operations Centre (ESOC) are in intensive preparation for an 11 April arrival at the spacecraft's namesake destination.

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2005-10-21 07:15:00

A dense curtain of mysteries surrounding Venus, the hot and hazy sister planet to Earth, awaits to be opened after the launch of Venus Express, the next planetary probe of the European Space Agency.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.