Scientists' attempts to peer into Venus' atmosphere have long been hampered by a thick haze enshrouding the planet. But the spacecraft's infrared and visible cameras were able to capture two slices of the atmosphere at 34 miles and 40 miles above the surface.
Venus Weather Report: 200mph acid winds
Posted on Monday, Apr 17 2006 @ 08:40 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The Venus Express spacecraft of ESA returned it first images last week and discovered a sky of sulfuric acid clouds with 200mph winds, HeraldNet reports: