NASA is busy working on a conceptually manned mission to the planet Venus, known as HAVOC (High Altitude Venus Operational…
NASA is busy working on a conceptually manned mission to the planet Venus, known as HAVOC (High Altitude Venus Operational Concept), but it may not be what you think first.
When authors wrote about Venus in the early 20th century, they were often characterized as a lush tropical paradise of a kind that might be suitable for a summer vacation and in 1950, the Hayden Planetarium at the American Natural History Museum even went to take against reservations for those tourists who were interested in visiting the planet as space tourists, according to Popular Science .
Today, however, nobody is invisible about Venus as they once were scientists knowing that it’s a hard champion whose surface temperatures reach a hard 460 degrees C, which would melt you faster than you were on mercury. However, Nasa does not plan to land on the planet itself, but is interested in exploring its dense atmosphere instead.
To this end, their HAVOC project will begin with small missions to begin with, hopefully lead to longer, but from now on, NASA has not publicly announced any dates for moving on to Venus yet. If you’re wondering if we have the technology that can send us to Venus to learn more about the atmosphere at the moment, you can rest easy, because the answer to that question is a solid yes. The fact is that with the right airships, NASA could float over Venus’s upper atmosphere for a long time.