The EuroVenus project held today its final project meeting. Its funding from the European Commission ran from 1 Oct 2013 until 30 Sep 2016 - today's meeting, in Lisbon, was to close the activity, and to confirm that all promised o... Read More
From 2013 - 2016, the EuroVenus consortium united dozens of researchers from across Europe in research of the planet Venus, using observations from the Venus Express satellite, but also from a range of telescopes around the world.... Read More
DID YOU KNOW?
The first spacecraft reached Venus in May 1961, less than 4 years after the first ever satellite (Sputnik) was launched. Although no data was returned in this first flyby, NASA's Mariner 2 spacecraft succcessfully encountered Venus only 1.5 years later.