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In addition to the problems already mentioned, Venus rarely passes between the Earth and the Sun, and when it does, it only lasts for a few hours: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transit_of_Venus. That link also contains a good image that shows the difference in size between Venus and the Sun: the former is a tiny black dot compared to the latter. Any cooling ...


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The attenuated material from Venus' atmosphere would create a temporary interplanetary "space haze" blocking solar radiation on the closest planet opposite the source of the solar radiation (Earth) The Sun is so huge compared to the tiny rocket planets like Venus and Earth and the distances between them are so big compared to the diameters of the ...


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While the earth's magnetic field was disturbed by the tests mentioned, I don't think there's any sign that the field as a whole was degraded, certainly not on a timescale that would materially affect atmospheric escape. Venus already has no intrinsic magnetic field to be disrupted. The existing field is induced by the sun's effect on the planet. If it were ...


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Kosmos 482 was a twin duplicate of Venus probe Venera-8, but suffered malfunction of the 4th stage during Venus orbit insertion and, reportedly, an accident, most likely an explosion, that separated the assembly into several pieces. This article by Katya Pavlushchenko contains excerpts of translation into Russian of another article by Jonathan McDowell (...


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