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Vega 1 and 2
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Vega 1 and 2
Date: 15 Dec 1984

The ambitious twin-spacecraft Vega project aimed to deliver advanced lander modules on Venus, study the planet's atmosphere with balloons and then fly on for a close encounter with comet Halley.

Credit: Jet Propulsion Laboratory



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