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Fraser
2015-Jan-07, 01:11 AM
Back in 2010, the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Company (JAXA) launched the The Venus Climate Orbiter “Akatsuki” with the intention of learning more about the planet’s weather and surface conditions. Unfortunately, due to engine trouble, the probe failed to make it into the planet’s orbit. Since that time, it has remained in a heliocentric orbit, some […]

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