January 15, 2004
Postcards from Hell

BBCnews is carrying this article summarizing the latest efforts of a British scientist to improve the quality of pictures taken from the surface of Venus. With temperatures in excess of 490 C and pressures exceeding 90 times that at our own sea level, Venus presents a completely different set of challenges for a lander. Surprisingly, the Soviets managed land probes there 10 times.

With an irritatingly small number of pix!

Posted by scott at January 15, 2004 10:41 AM

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