Dmitry Rogozin, a Russian-run Cosmonaut and director of Aerospace Research Corporation – Roskosmos, indicated earlier this week that his country is organizing an intragalatic mission to Venus.
“We think that Venus is a Russian planet, so we should not leave it behind,” Rozosin said. “Russia’s united government program of space exploration for 2021-2030 includes projects of Venus missions.”
The second planet from the Sun, also known as Earth’s twin, is a good day – only 25 million miles away. If the distance is a putok, consider that the surface temperature is a mucus 900 hot – hot enough to melt the lead.
Rogozin’s statement followed the revelation that Earth gas, known as phosphine, was detected in Venus’s atmosphere.
The European Space Agency has said that Russia and formerly the Soviet Union were no strangers to Venus, which began critical planetary research in 1967.
“Russia still preserved its unique expertise in designing and developing landing craft for Venus and continues to define scientific functions for those crafts,” the agency noted on its website.
But Russia’s Venus-owned Rojosin’s claim has been curbed.
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The Outer Space Treaty of 1967 – originally drafted by the US, Soviet Union and Britain – strictly prohibits any country from claiming for galactic institutions.
Article II of the treaty reads, the outer space, including the moon and other celestial bodies, is not subject to national appropriation by assertion of sovereignty.
According to the United Nations Office of Disarmament Affairs, 110 nations are currently in favor of the Outer Space Treaty.
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