The Pioneer Venus Project The Pioneer Venus Project's main objective was to investigate the solar wind in the Venusian environment, map the planet's surface through a ...
The Pioneer Venus project was part of the Pioneer program consisting of two spacecraft, the Pioneer Venus Orbiter and the Pioneer Venus Multiprobe, launched to Venus ...
The Pioneer Venus Multiprobe, also known as Pioneer Venus 2 or Pioneer 13 was a spacecraft launched in 1978 to explore Venus as part of NASA's Pioneer program.
Mission Overview Pioneer Venus consisted of two spacecraft to study Venus: the Orbiter and the Multiprobe. The latter separated into 5 separate vehicles near Venus.
Description. TThis spacecraft was the Large Probe portion of the Pioneer Venus Multiprobe mission. On this mission four instrumented atmospheric entry probes were ...
Pioneer Venus Links Pioneer Venus Project Information. This NASA page includes details about all the experiments contained on the Venus Probe, as well as on other ...
Tutorials Pioneer Venus Mission The Pioneer Venus Mission: C. T. Russell . Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics and Department of Earth and Space Sciences ...
The Pioneer Venus Orbiter was inserted into an elliptical orbit around Venus on December 4, 1978. The Orbiter was a flat cylinder 2.5 m in diameter and 1.2 m high.
As the Pioneer Venus Orbiter entered the Venusian atmosphere, it produced a glowing tail like a large meteorite. This artist's rendering shows the spectacular end of ...
Pioneer Venus 2, the twin to Pioneer Venus 1, comprised a main bus, a large probe (316.5 kg), and three identical small probes, all of which were designed to collect ...