Real images taken from the surface of Venus, possible life in the clouds and future missions to the burning planet!
The Venera missions in the 1960s and 1970s gave us the first glimpse of a world choked by its thick carbon dioxide atmosphere. The runaway greenhouse effect has made Venus the hottest planet in our solar system.
What did we actually find on the surface and in the atmosphere?
Credits: NASA/JPL/USSR Academy of Sciences