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VIRTIS onboard Venus Express

Venus Express is an ESA mission launchedin 2005 to study Venus, our nearest planetary neighbour.  It has been built around the design of Mars Express, making it quicker and cheaper to develop. In particular, Venus Express studies the Venusian atmosphere and clouds in unprecedented detail and accuracy.
Among the other instruments onboard Venus Express, VIRTIS (Visible and Infrared Thermal Imaging Spectrometer).

In these pages you will find usefull information about Venus Express mission and VIRTIS instrument.

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