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A rover that could survive the intense heat of Venus, seen here in an artist's impression, could revolutionise our understanding of the planet.

Cooled by a Stirling Cooler with electronics at 200 °C and external radiator at 500 °C. Since the Venusian atmosphere is 'only' 450 °C the radiator will lose energy.

Geoffrey Landis and Kenneth Mellott from NASA's Glenn Research Centre in Ohio.hathshstrh


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