Japan at Venus: Photos from the Akatsuki Spacecraft's Mission

The Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency’s Akatsuki spacecraft arrived in orbit around the planet Venus in December 2015, five years after missing the planet on its first try. Now, the science mission begins in earnest. Read the full story here . See photos from JAXA’s Akatsuki mission in our gallery here. Shown here: An artist’s view of Akatsuki arriving at Venus.

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