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EnVision aerobreaking around Venus atmosphere

ESA Envision mission (in which RSLab has the leadership of the Subsurface Radar Sounder)  is currently in B1 study phase. Among the different activities in progress, specific attention is focused on the aerobreaking phase around Venus, in which the spacecraft will need to lower its orbit with thousand of passages through the planet’s atmosphere for up to two years. More details on the aerobreaking are given in the articles below.


EnVision aerobraking in Venus atmosphere

                                                                                                 Image credit: ESA

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