EnVision Legacy and synergies

The mission builds on the success of missions including

For summaries of these missions and their scientific achievements, see ‘Past missions to Venus’.

It will also utilise findings from

which entered orbit around Venus in 2015.

EnVision will, furthermore, work in synergy with NASA’s forthcoming

  • VERITAS  mission - Venus Emissivity, Radio Science, InSAR, Topography, and Spectroscopy (JPL pages) and
  • DAVINCI (Deep Atmosphere Venus Investigation of Noble gases, Chemistry, and Imaging) mission

to provide the most comprehensive study of Venus ever.

ESA's Venus Express mission, operating at Venus between 2005 and 2014. Copyright: European Space Agency.