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What is the legacy of Venus Express?

What are the significant discoveries made by Venus Express during the past 8 years?

ESA's Venus Express mission has been hugely successful, greatly surpassing its design lifetime. With over 200 directly enabled published papers it has solidly anchored Europe as the world leader in Venus science.

A quick recap of these great years, adapted from ESA's own Venus Express top 8 Science Highlights:


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