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Venus Missions

 

Current Missions

 

ESA's Venus Express Mission

 

JAXA’s Akatsuki (Venus Climate Orbiter, Planet-C)

 

Missions Concept Studies

 

2009 Venus Flagship Science and Technology Definition Team Design Reference Mission

 

2010 Decadal Survey

 

Venus Climate Flagship Mission (VCM)

 

Venus Intrepid Tessera Lander Flagship Mission (VITaL)

 

Venus Mobile Explorer Flagship Mission (VME)


Venus In Situ Explorer New Frontiers Mission (VISE)

 

Past Missions

 

Messenger Venus Flyby (2004)

Magellan
NASA Venus radar mapping mission (19891994)
Magellan Mission to Venus from JPL Archive

 

Pioneer Venus
NASA orbiter/probes to Venus (19781992)
Overview of Pioneer Venus from NSSDC

Galileo
NASA mission to Jupiter (Venus flyby 1990)
Overview of Galileo mission from NSSDC

 

Vega 1
Soviet mission to Venus and Comet Halley (Venus flyby 1985)
Overview of Vega 1 mission from NSSDC
Soviet Venus images

 

Vega 2
Soviet mission to Venus and Comet Halley (Venus Flyby 1985)
Overview of Vega 2 mission from NSSDC
Soviet Venus images

 

Venera
Soviet Venus missions (19611983)
Overview of Venera missions from NSSDC
Soviet Venus images

 

Mariner 10
NASA mission to Venus and Mercury (19731975)
Overview of Mariner 10 mission from NSSDC
Overview of Mariner 10 mission from JPL

 

Mariner 5
NASA Venus flyby (1967)
Overview of Mariner 5 from NSSDC
Overview from Mariner 5 from JPL

 

Mariner 2
NASA Venus flyby (1962)
Overview of Mariner 2 from JPL
Overview from of Mariner 2 from NSSDC