Life on Venus unlikely, says new study. Aim …

Life on Venus unlikely, says new study.  Aim …

False-color view of Venus (to bring out details) from Japan’s Akatsuki orbiter. A new study suggests that biology – at least as we know it – can’t explain the sulfur dioxide anomalies in the planet’s atmosphere. Life on Venus – in its atmosphere – may therefore be unlikely. Image via JAXA/ ISAS/ Akatsuki Project Team/ … Read more

NASA’s 2029 DAVINCI Mission To Explore the Atmosphere of Venus

NASA’s 2029 DAVINCI Mission To Explore the Atmosphere of Venus

NASA’s DAVINCI mission to Venus is scheduled for launch in 2029. A new paper details this upcoming journey, a daring mission that could shed new light on the scorching hot planet’s mysterious, and potentially habitable, past. Upon its arrival at the second planet from the Sun, the probe will plunge through Venus’ atmosphere, ingesting its … Read more