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Venus Express: Taking on the Second Planet from the Sun!

It’s Space Sunday once again, and today we’re returning to another mission headed by the ESA (European Space Agency). One thing that is great about this is that it’s been looking and studying Venus for far longer than any other craft. But the coolest thing I want to talk about is the fact that this ship pulled off a series of aerobraking maneuvers through the intense atmosphere!

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