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NASA announces Venus mission: launch two probes in 10 years

via:驱动之家     time:2021/6/3 10:34:56     readed:331

On June 2 local time, NASA announced that,There are two plans to explore Venus between 2028 and 2030.

According to media reports, each project will receive about $500 million to study the atmospheric and geological characteristics of Venus and why it is so different from the earth.

The contents include studying the evolution process of Venus, further understanding the geological history of Venus and analyzing the differences between Venus and the earth in the development direction.

Veritas will map the infrared radiation on the surface of Venus, determine whether the active volcano will release water vapor into the atmosphere, and carry deep space atomic clock-2. The ultra precise clock signal generated by this technology will eventually help to realize the autonomous control of spacecraft and strengthen radio scientific observation.

It is worth mentioning that,This is NASA's second exploration of Venus 30 years later.

Information shows that Venus is the second planet out of the eight planets in the solar system. Its brightness in the night sky is second only to the moon, and it is the second brightest celestial body.

Venus has the thickest atmosphere of the four earth like planets, more than 96% of which is carbon dioxide,

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