Thursday, October 8, 2009

Venera-D Mission

Venera-D is a space mission planned by the Russian space research institute IKI. The mission is scheduled for 2016 and aims to explore the Venus. The mission will involve an orbiting spacecraft, multiple air balloons, a surface lander and possibly a wind flyer. IKI has asked for contribution from other European nations for this ambitious project. IKI is planning to hold annual conference on the Venera-D project in the hope of expanding cooperation with the European scientists.
For details you can read this article on the BBC website.

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