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Fraser
2014-Dec-22, 02:11 PM
Venus presents a special challenge to space explorers. Yes, there is a surface but also, it has a tendency to crush spacecraft fairly quickly. Short of building a submarine-rated surface explorer, maybe there’s a better way to look at the hothouse planet? A newly released NASA concept making the rounds suggests using airships. Yes, airships […]

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