Venus is a ‘Russian Planet’, says Roskosmos Chief

Venus is a “Russian planet”, the head of Russia’s state space agency said after new research on Tuesday that the sun could lead to life on another planet.

Research, Published On Monday in the journal Nature Astronomy, British and American scientists detail the discovery of phosphine gas in Venus’ clouds and include possible theories for its origins, including supernatural life.

Speaking at the 2020 Helirussia exhibition, Dmitry Rogozin, head of Roskosmos, said prior research by Russian scientists indicated that the planet is inhumane to life.

“Our country was the first and only to successfully land on Venus,” Rozin said. ” [Russian] The spacecraft collected information about the planet – it’s like hell over there. ”

Roscosmos too Announced It plans to launch an independent Russian campaign for Venus on Tuesday “without involving extensive international cooperation.” The campaign will be in addition to the pre-planned Venera-D mission, which is being run in collaboration with the United States.

Following the publication of Monday’s study, the Breakthrough Initiative Program funded by Russian billionaire Yuri Milner announced that it would be “in the prospect of primitive life” in the clouds of Venus, led by Sarah Seeger from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.