akatsuki

Akatsuki showcase of Venus

I know the page is in Japanese, but these pictures of Venus taken by Akatsuki are nevertheless stunning. A picture says more than a thousands Kanji characters, one might say. Kudos JAXA. Description: The night-side…


Venus – after a five year detour

After an unplanned five-year detour, Japan’s Venus probe, Akatsuki, has come back to life with a bang. On 4–8 April, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) presented the first scientific results from the spacecraft since…