Nighttime Side of Venus Revealed

During a recent flyby of Venus, the Parker Solar Probe captured visible light and near infrared images of the nightside of our sister planet, revealing various landforms.

Earlier this week, we interviewed Dr. Adam Szabo, Mission Scientist for the Parker Solar Probe. Now, we were talking to him because Parker is coming up on its next perihelion, or closest approach to the Sun, on February 25, but we apparently jumped the gun as they released new images of Venus…

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Planetary scientist, podcast host. Communication specialist for SETI Institute and Planetary Science Institute. Journalist on the Weekly Space Hangout.

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