Within the succession of wonderful viewers from Earth to Venus, the Magellan spacecraft has been the newest. The viewers over the years have consisted of an armada of spacecraft – flybys, orbiters, and landers. each one controlled to pierce a small gap within the veil of puzzle that has surrounded Venus because the discovery of the telescope. This manuscript bargains yet a peek on the treasures to be present in the Magellan dataset – and a glimpse into the volumes which were and should remain written concerning the geology of Venus. because the reader appears to be like all through this booklet, he'll be led one-by-one throughout the treasures Magellan has collected – in a fashion neither stilted nor oversimplified – and the reader will achieve an appreciation of Venus that spans a number of disciplines and several other nation-states.
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