• NASA - Pioneer-Venus

    www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/pioneer-venus/index.html 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 ...
  • Pioneer Venus project - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer_Venus_project 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 ...
  • Pioneer Venus Multiprobe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer_Venus_Multiprobe 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.
    • The Pioneer Venus Orbiter

      heasarc.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/heasarc/missions/pvo.html 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.
    • NASA - NSSDC - Spacecraft - Details

      nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/nmc/spacecraftDisplay.do 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 | California Science Center

      californiasciencecenter.org/exhibits/air-space/.../pioneer-venus 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 ...
    • UCLA - IGPP Space Physics Tutorial - Pioneer Venus Missions

      www-ssc.igpp.ucla.edu/ssc/tutorial/pvo_mission.html Tutorials Pioneer Venus Mission The Pioneer Venus Mission: C. T. Russell . Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics and Department of Earth and Space Sciences ...
    • Pioneer Venus Project Information

      nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/pioneer_venus.html 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.
    • Pioneer Venus Missions - Pioneer 12 and Pioneer 13

      space.about.com/cs/missions/a/pioneervenus.htm 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 | Missions - NASA Solar System Exploration

      solarsystem.nasa.gov/missions/profile.cfm 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 ...