Barring unforeseen developments in technology, NASA indicates as of 2014 that it is impossible for humans to live on Venus for several reasons. Venus is the second-closest planet to the sun, which means humans would quickly burn on its surface. The thick air also prevents conventional human breathing.
The carbon dioxide and sulfur that constitute most of Venus' atmosphere are among the worst elements for humans to breathe. Even if one were to survive the temperature and thick air, the weight of the planet's atmosphere would crush the human body. Venus also contains a lot of active volcanoes and molten hot lava that would prohibit development of a civilization.Learn More
Venus is the second closest planet to the sun, after Mercury. It is part of the solar system, along with Earth and six other planets, which is located in the Milky Way galaxy.Full Answer >
Venus is one of only two planets in the solar system to have no moons, the other being Mercury. As of 2014, there are 173 natural satellites known to be in orbit around planets in the solar system, mostly orbiting the outer planets, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune.Full Answer >
Venus, the second planet from the sun, is slightly smaller than the Earth and is covered by thick clouds of sulphuric acid that make it difficult to observe its surface. Venus appears as a bright object in the morning sky.Full Answer >
The length of one day on Venus is equivalent to 243 days on Earth. According to Universe Today, Venus orbits the sun in just over 224 days. This means that a single day on Venus lasts longer than its year.Full Answer >