Venera 4 landing point on Venus, diagram

Venera 4 landing point on Venus, diagram

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Caption: Venus. Diagram the planet Venus, with a star marking the landing point of the Soviet Venera 4 space probe descent vehicle. Venera 4, launched in 1967, was designed to study the Venusian atmosphere. On October 18, 1967, the Venera 4 descent vehicle entered the planet's atmosphere. It continued to transmit data until the signal was lost after falling to an altitude of 25 kilometres. It provided the first chemical analysis of the Venusian atmosphere, showing it to be primarily carbon dioxide with small quantities of nitrogen, oxygen and water vapour.

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