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ESA selects revolutionary Venus mission EnVision

Written by  Thursday, 10 June 2021 09:00
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EnVision will be ESA’s next Venus orbiter, providing a holistic view of the planet from its inner core to upper atmosphere to determine how and why Venus and Earth evolved so differently.

Notes for Editors
EnVision is an ESA-led mission with important contributions from NASA, which will provide VenSAR (Synthetic Aperture Radar), as well as Deep Space Network support. The other payload instruments are contributed by ESA member states, with ASI, DLR, BelSPO, and CNES leading the procurement of SRS (Subsurface Sounding Radar), VenSpec-M, VenSpec-H and VenSpec-U spectrometers, respectively. The radio science experiment is led by institutes in France and Germany.

The mission Assessment Study reports (Yellow Books) for both EnVision and Theseus are available here: https://www.cosmos.esa.int/web/m5-public-presentation/home

The EnVision team host a website here: https://envisionvenus.eu/envision/

For more information, please contact:
ESA Media Relations


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