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Why Venus Is Soon to Be the Most Exciting Place in the Solar System

19/06/2021 11:56 AM | Click to read full article

In recent weeks, NASA green-lit two Venus missions, VERITAS and DAVINCI+, while the ESA announced a Venus orbiter called EnVision. They are expected to reveal more than what we’ve ever known about the scorcher of a planet, a place that many scientists describe as Earth’s evil twin.

“How is it that you have a planet that is almost the same size as Earth, made of presumably about the same stuff, in about the same compositions, yet so vastly different?” Byrne explained.