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Apr 5, 2016 05:40 PM ET // Mike Wall,
A Japanese spacecraft's long-awaited Venus campaign is finally about to begin.
Mar 7, 2016 07:00 AM ET // Elizabeth Howell
Now we are getting familiar with Pluto's strange geology, here's some other interesting geology maps of other solar system locations.
Dec 9, 2015 12:47 PM ET // Jason Major
The Japanese space agency JAXA has released a confirmation that their Venus mission Akatsuki did indeed enter orbit at Venus on Dec. 7 (JST) -- and this is the view from orbit.
Dec 7, 2015 02:33 PM ET // Jason Major
After five years of soaring around the solar system Japan's Akatsuki spacecraft has performed the necessary maneuver to enter orbit around Venus!
Nov 30, 2015 03:53 PM ET // Jason Major
A Japanese spacecraft, which failed to make it into Venus orbit in 2010, is making a return trip to the planet after being stuck in solar orbit and engineers are hopeful it will complete its mission.
Oct 5, 2015 03:31 PM ET // Elizabeth Howell
It's been 40 years since the Soviet Venera 9 spacecraft transmitted the first images of Venus' hellish landscape -- are there plans to go back?
Sep 9, 2015 02:45 PM ET // Joe Rao, Skywatching Columnist
On Thursday morning (Sept. 10) skywatchers can glimpse the moon, Venus and Mars in a stunning celestial display.
Sep 8, 2015 06:30 PM ET // Joe Rao, Skywatching Columnist
If you see a bright light just above the horizon at sunrise, don't panic! It's not a UFO — it's probably just Venus. Continue reading →
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