NASA has approved 2 new missions to investigate our closest planetary neighbor, Venus. These missions, costing ~$500 million each, aim to understand how Venus became such a furnace and the potential Venus once had oceans. This could give insights that are crucial to understanding our own atmosphere and how it could change with global warming.
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