Sulphur dioxide in the upper atmosphere of Venus
Using data gathered by a measuring instrument on the Venus Express spacecraft developed with CNES support, an international team of researchers1 has found evidence of sulphur...News Sciences InstitutionalNovember 23, 2010
European planetary exploration reborn with Venus...
Launched in November 2005, the Venus Express space probe has been studying the “morning star” since April 2006. Armed with a full suite of science instruments, the main ones...News Sciences InstitutionalJuly 3, 2006
Venus Express reaches its final destination
After a 400-million-km cruise since its launch last November, Europe’s Venus Express space probe reached its destination on 11 April, with a series of complex manoeuvres to...News Sciences InstitutionalApril 11, 2006
Venus Express readying for the off
The big day is nearing for Venus Express, the European spacecraft dedicated to studying the atmosphere of Venus. After completing the final phase of functional testing, the...News Sciences InstitutionalAugust 9, 2005
Can we “see” the mountains through the clouds of...
A surprising discovery has partially lifted the veil on Venus’ relief.News SciencesJune 20, 2016
Pictures of Venus from Venus Express
After successfully entering orbit around Venus on 11 April, Europe’s Venus Express probe has sent back its 1st pictures of the planet, revealing the 1st-ever views of Venus’ south...News Sciences InstitutionalFebruary 14, 2006
Venus Express to launch on November 9
After a launch delay of several days, Venus Express is now all set to go. The European spacecraft dedicated to studying the atmosphere of Venus will launch atop a Soyuz-Fregat...News Sciences InstitutionalNovember 7, 2005