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Jul 14, 2014 05:20 PM ET // Jason Major
The European spacecraft has completed a risky aerobreaking maneuver in Venus' atmosphere, allowing critical data of the planet's atmosphere to be taken. Continue reading →
Jun 30, 2014 03:26 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
In the case of a newly-discovered exoplanet orbiting a star only 16 light-years away, although astronomers may call it 'habitable,' it's likely anything but. Continue reading →
May 16, 2014 06:54 PM ET // Jason Major
Even as it ends its mission Europe's Venus probe will be performing valuable investigations of Earth's sister world. Continue reading →
May 4, 2014 07:30 AM ET // Joe Rao, SPACE.com Skywatching Columnist
This month, stargazers have a chance to see the five brightest planets in the sky, weather permitting.
Mar 24, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
It's been 40 years since we first saw Mercury up close, and the flyby raised more questions than it answered.
Mar 17, 2014 09:10 AM ET // Irene Klotz
Images from Europe's Venus Express orbiter show that volcanic eruptions may not just be a thing from the past.
Mar 11, 2014 02:51 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The European Space Agency's Venus Express orbiter has spotted a very terrestrial phenomenon in the high-altitude cloud cover of Earth's hellish 'sister' world. Continue reading →
Jan 13, 2014 09:12 PM ET // Jason Major
Observations by ESA's Venus Express confirm the presence of high-altitude waves kicked up by surface features far below. Continue reading →
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