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Myteries Remain

Even after the highly successful Magellan mission, many questions about Venus remain unanswered.

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Artist's conception of an aerobot over Venus.
Courtesy of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Future Missions to Venus

Future missions may answer some of these questions. They could include long-lived landers, specialized descent probes, aerobots (controllable balloons), and long-term orbital atmospheric monitoring satellites.


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