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Venus Exploration Calendar/Meetings of Interest


Current VEXAG Sponsored Meetings


Workshop on Venus Exploration Targets
May 19–21, 2014
Lunar and Planetary Institute
Houston Texas


Venus Science Priorities Workshop for Laboratory Measurements and Instrument Definition New

April 7–8, 2015
Hampton, Virginia


Twelth Meeting of the Venus Exploration Analysis Group
April–May 2015
Washington DC area
Dates and location to be announced


Comparative Tectonics and Geodynamics of Venus, Earth, and Exoplanets Conference New
May 4–6,2015
Keck Center, Caltech
Pasadena, CA


2nd Comparative Climatology of Terrestrial Planets Conference

September 8–11, 2015 
hosted by NASA Ames Research Center

Moffett Field, California, USA


Venus Express Science Team Meetings and Aerobraking Campaign


Venus Express Aerobraking Campaign

  • End of Routine Science Mission - May 17, 2014
  • Walk-in Phase for Aerobraking - May 17–June 18, 2014
  • Aerobraking Campaign - June 18–July 11, 2014

Venus Express Science Team Meeting
December 3–5, 2014
Paris, France

Akatsuki  (Venus Climate Orbiter, Planet-C) Project Events

  • May 20, 2010 - Launch
  • December 7, 2010 – Arrival at Venus – Failed Orbit Insertion
  • November 2015 – Venus Fly-by
  • Sometime in 2016 – Possible Venus Orbit Insertion

Members of the Venus community are encouraged to participate in: