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The Venera Series of Spacecraft Made It To Venus

Before recently, Venus was considered a low priority planet to explore; however, the discovery of phosphine on Venus has reignited interest in this hellish realm. Ancients believed Venus had an environment similar to Earth with jungle-like foliage and carbonated oceans, but radio observations of brightness temperatures suggested otherwise – suggesting its surface must have been […]

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Spacecraft Venus Observe Earth’s Closest Neighbor

Spacecraft have explored Venus with radar and other techniques, uncovering evidence of its poisonous atmosphere of carbon dioxide and sulfuric acid. Magellan was among the first ships to map Venus’ surface using its radar altimeter to measure topographic changes on its surface. Parker Solar Probe’s WISPR camera captured nightside photos of Venus that can be

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