Venus-Sometimes Called Earth's Twin-is very similar to our home planet. However, nobody from Earth would ever be able to survive on that planet! At a scorching 462°C, Venus is the hottest planet in the solar system-and poisonous clouds of gas surround it. How do we know all this?
Spacecraft from Earth have visited Venus. Learn about the amazing missions, the dedicated scientists who plan them, and more far-out facts about the second planet from the Sun.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Extreme Global Warming 10
Venus at a Glance 18
Fast Facts About Venus 19
Venus Timeline of Exploration and Discovery 22
Chapter 2 Mapping Venus 25
Chapter 3 What's Next for Venus? 38
Words to Know 44
Find Out More and Get Updates 46
Most Helpful Customer Reviews