The Vega project: A space mission to Venus and Halley’s comet
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The launch of the Soviet space probes Vega 1 and Vega 2 to explore Venus, including its atmosphere, and flyby Halley’s comet, a rare guest in the inner Solar System, added a vivid page to the history of space exploration. This paper is dedicated to Designer General Vyacheslav M. Kovtunenko.
KeywordsVega 1 Vega 2 lander flyby spacecraft autostabilized platform balloon probe
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