The Pioneer Venus project was part of the Pioneer program consisting of two
spacecraft, the Pioneer Venus Orbiter and the Pioneer Venus Multiprobe,
Feb 12, 2015 ... The Pioneer Venus Orbiter was inserted into an elliptical orbit around Venus on
December 4, 1978. The Orbiter was a flat cylinder 2.5 m in ...
Even though Pioneer Venus probed with sensitive instruments, it could not find
any signs of a magnetic field so Venus has a very different interaction with the ...
The Pioneer Venus Probe was one part of a "multiprobe" spacecraft designed to
send four probes from a courier "bus" down through the atmosphere of Venus.
The Pioneer Venus Orbiter was the first of a two-spacecraft orbiter-probe
combination designed to conduct a comprehensive investigation of the
atmosphere of ...
eas.uccs.edu/~aketsdev/MAE 5595_files/Pioneer Venus_Mission Characterization.pdf
Pioneer Venus evolved from recommendations from the Space Science. Board of
the National Academy of. Sciences. – “Need” for relatively low-cost orbiters ...
Jun 13, 2013 ... NASA ANNIVERSARY: Launch of Pioneer Venus orbiter, May 20, 1978 - HQ.
NASA History. On May 20, 1978, The Pioneer Venus orbiter was ...
NASA's Pioneer 12 and 13 probes, also called the Pioneer Venus Orbiter and
Pioneer Venus Multiprobe, were the first US spacecraft to study Venus in detail.
Pioneer 10 and Pioneer 11 were the first probes to explore the outer solar system
, while the Pioneer Venus probes sent back valuable data from Earth's inner ...
Pioneer Venus: 1978; orbiter and four atmospheric probes; made the first high-
quality map of the surface of Venus. (more info from NASA Spacelink; and ...