Next year, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) will launch its Planet-C Venus Climate Orbiter, which will explore the atmosphere of Venus and investigate wind dynamics, cloud formation and other meteorological mechanics of Earth’s neighboring planet. And from now until December 25, you can register online to add your name and a short message to be included digitally aboard the orbiter!
I’m on board….click here to send your message!
Watch this to learn more about Venus and the AKATSUKI mission:
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And thanks to Emily at The Planetary Society for posting about this!