Venus Express

Venus Held Onto its Water Surprisingly Well During its History

A new study by a Swedish astrophysicist shows that Venus is not likely to have lost its water to space,…

2 weeks ago

It Looks Like There are Still Active Volcanoes on Venus

Venus' surface is no stranger to volcanoes. Radar images show more than 1,000 volcanic structures on the planet. But for…

4 months ago

Venus Could Have Supported Life for Billions of Years

A new study by a team of NASA scientists indicates that Venus could have been habitable for billions of years…

1 year ago

Venus Express Probe Reveals the Planet’s Mysterious Night Side

A new study by an international team of scientists takes a look at Venus' mysterious night side, which revealed some…

3 years ago

How Do We Colonize Venus?

Colonizing Venus presents many advantages and challenges, and could be done using cities that float on top of its dense…

4 years ago

What is the Closest Planet to Earth?

When our Venus (aka. "Earth's Twin") orbits between the Earth and the Sun (i.e. during an interior conjunction), it becomes…

5 years ago

The Next Generation of Exploration: The DAVINCI Spacecraft

It's no secret that there has been a resurgence in interest in space exploration in recent years. Much of the…

5 years ago

Interesting Facts About Venus

Venus was once considered a twin to Earth, as it's roughly the same size and is relatively close to our…

6 years ago

A Swirling Vortex at Venus’ South Pole

Here’s the latest view of the mass of swirling gas and clouds at Venus’ south pole. The Venus Express’s Visible…

6 years ago

Japan’s Akatsuki Spacecraft to Make Second Attempt to Enter Orbit of Venus in December 2015

Back in 2010, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) launched the The Venus Climate Orbiter "Akatsuki" with the intention of…

6 years ago