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CLIP 9808

Venus Express safely in orbit

Venus Express safely in orbit
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Key Info
  • Venus Express safely in orbit
  • Duration: 02:30
  • A BBC News report on the successful orbit of the Venus Express probe. The journey of the Venus Express probe into orbit above Venus is described. The objectives of the mission are then outlined, with detail on how the atmospheric composition is linked to the greenhouse effect. Published as part of the Solar System website bbc.co.uk/solarsystem/ Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    Science

       Topic:

    Phys: Solar System

  • Keywords: Venus, probe, outerspace
Ideas for use in class
  • To describe how astronomers use space probes to gain data on the characteristics of planets and other bodies in the Solar System.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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