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The Solar Orbiter space probe has successfully passed close to Venus

The Solar Orbiter space probe has successfully passed close to Venus

The European Space Agency announced Space exploration The solar orbiter, nicknamed Sun Probe, has successfully passed nearby Venus.

As the study approached the planet at a distance of about 8,000 kilometers, the European Institute said in a statement that the study successfully landed close to Venus during a maneuver conducted as part of its flight program.

It is noteworthy that this study was developed by the European Space Agency and the American space agency “NASA”, which was primarily designed to study the sun.

The study was fitted with a shield capable of withstanding temperatures up to 600 degrees Celsius, and the study conducted a successful orbital maneuver around Venus last December 27th.

The report added: “Thermal imaging devices in this study will be able to monitor the dark side of Venus and the cameras on the Pepicolombo spacecraft. Get close to this planet soon.”

Also read: 33 hours before the “Pepicolombo” vehicle approaches.

According to the European Space Agency, the space probe “Solar Orbiter” will have to return to Venus again from October 1 to 2, when it will be about 200 km closer.

It is noteworthy that the study was launched on February 10, 2020, from Launch Complex 41, from the Cape Canaveral Space Station in Florida, during a ten-year journey to the Sun.

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