Twenty years ago today, NASA dropped by our neighbor Venus to say hello and snap a few pictures. The Magellan probe entered orbit, took a terrestrial map of Venus, and then did something very rude: it crashed into the planet. Not very neighborly. Still, we gathered plenty of data from that crash (and it’s debatable whether [...]
Posted by Rob Crotty on August 10, 2010, under - Space Race, News and Events.
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