NASA Explores an Extreme Rover for Extreme Venus –“No Spacecraft has Survived Its Surface Heat and Sulfuric Acid for more than Two Hours”  

    By avoiding electronics, a NASA rover might be able to better explore Venus. The planet’s hellish atmosphere creates pressures that would crush most submarines. Its average surface temperature is 864 degrees Fahrenheit (462 degrees Celsius), high enough to melt lead. A good watch can take a beating and keep on ticking. With the … Continue reading NASA Explores an Extreme Rover for Extreme Venus –“No Spacecraft has Survived Its Surface Heat and Sulfuric Acid for more than Two Hours”