The Galileo Venus Encounter

@article{Johnson1991TheGV,
  title={The Galileo Venus Encounter},
  author={Torrence V. Johnson and C. M. Yeates and Richard E. Young and J. Dunne},
  journal={Science},
  year={1991},
  volume={253},
  pages={1516 - 1518}
}
The Galileo spacecraft passed Venus on its way to Jupiter on 10 February 1990, less than 4 months after launch from Earth aboard the shuttle Atlantis. Because Galileo's instruments were selected for broad-based planetary exploration, the spacecraft was able to obtain a wide range of measurements during the Venus encounter. Together with ground-based observations conducted during the encounter, these observations have yielded more accurate information about the planet's plasma environment, cloud… Expand
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