NASA’s Parker Solar Probe Discovers Natural Radio Emission in Venus’ Atmosphere

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Monday, May 3, 2021 - 09:00
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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.