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Call for Papers: Venus Science And Exploration, Planetary and Space Science, Due February 28, 2014


Venus Spectral Rocket (VeSpR) Launch – Mid–November 2013


Venus Environmental Test Facility Capability List New

2012 Transit of Venus


Educational Products:

Venus Pressure Chamber Flyer

LPI Library Catalog

Planetary News: Venus (2006)
First Venus Express VIRTIS Images Peel Away the Planet's Clouds

By Emily Lakdawalla
April 14, 2006
The first image released from the Visible and Infrared Thermal Imaging Spectrometer (VIRTIS) aboard Venus Express reveals a subtly detailed, swirling patterns in the upper levels of Venus' thick and complex atmosphere. The image has also, for the first time, shown that Venus has a southern "polar vortex" matching the one discovered at the north pole by the Pioneer Venus mission in 1978.


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