On Saturday, 23 March 2019 13:38:16 UTC-4, Vladimir Rodionov wrote:
On Sunday, March 24, 2019 at 12:33:18 AM UTC+8, Chris L Peterson wrote:
On Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:23:10 -0700 (PDT), RichA
If they intend to do seismology, they'll need a probe that can do it and withstand the conditions on the planet for a period of time. Is it even possible? Wouldn't another basic observational probe be a good idea? It's been 40 years or so since the Russians landed one on the surface and took pictures.
Did you even read the article? The proposal is to study this via an
orbital radar system. There's no suggestion of a surface lander.
There is another proposed Venus mission that includes a lander
That's encouraging. Meanwhile, what's left of NASA can keep begging Russia or Space-X to launch people to the worthless ISS or launch more satellites to study "Earth's weather."