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Venus Express aerobraking

Date: 16 May 2014
Satellite: Venus Express
Copyright: ESA–C. Carreau

Visualisation of Venus Express during the aerobraking manoeuvre, during which the spacecraft orbited Venus at an altitude of around 130 km from 18 June to 11 July 2014. In the month before, the altitude was gradually reduced from around 200 km to 130 km.

Last Update: 19 April 2016

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