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Venus Express Mission and Spacecraft: Next Stop Venus
- Title Venus Express Mission and Spacecraft: Next Stop Venus
- Released 12/09/2005
- Language English
- Footage Type
- Copyright ESA
Venus Express - Next Stop Venus
ESA TV Exchanges
In less than three weeks from now, ESA will launch Venus Express, Europe's first mission to our sister planet.
Today's transmission looks at the spacecraft, how it was built, and why it so closely resembles Mars Express, ESA's other planetary mission.
The script is online as a PDF file under http://television.esa.int/photos/EbS41664.pdf
A pre-view video clip can be downloaded from http://esatv-movies.e-vision.nl/videos/mplo/VEXPsuj2_08092005_wmplow.wmv (Media Player, 3.6 MB) or http://esatv-movies.e-vision.nl/videos/qthi/VEXPsuj2_08092005_qthigh.mov(Quicktime 11.6 MB)
More backgroud information can be found on: http://www.esa.int/SPECIALS/Venus_Express/