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Venus Express Leaves for Earth's Twin

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Air Date: 10/17/2005
Run Time: 0:28:50

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ESA Project Scientist Håkan Svedhem visits as the first spacecraft headed to Venus in more than a decade prepares for launch. The orbiter may return images of the cloud-obscured surface below. Jupiter's long and stormy relationship with its Great Red Spot is explored by Emily Lakdawalla on Q&A. What's up announces TWO new contests. Space headlines, too.


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