Model of Pioneer's Venus expedition spacecraft, 1978

Made:
1978 (original) in Unknown place
maker:
Unknown
SMG00155215

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Pioneer Venus spacecraft (launched 1978) model, scale 1:48

The probe completed its mission to map the surface of Venus, but could not survive the Solar System’s hottest planet and destroyed on October 8, 1992.

Details

Category:
Space Technology
Object Number:
1978-143
Materials:
metal (unknown), paint and plastic (unidentified)
type:
space probe
taxonomy:
  • visual works