May 8, 2021

Radio Signal Gives NASA 1st Look at Venus’ Atmosphere in 30 Years During Parker Solar Probe Flyby

During a brief swing by Venus, Parker Solar Probe detected a natural radio signal that revealed the spacecraft had flown through the planet’s upper atmosphere. This was the first direct measurement of the Venusian atmosphere in nearly 30 years — and it looks quite different from Venus past.

Source:: Goddard