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Indian mission to Venus, - proposed!
Phil Stooke
post May 20 2015, 08:47 PM
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Interesting news item from The Asian Age:

http://www.asianage.com/india/after-mars-i...e-2-3-years-335

Quick summary - looks like it's only a feasibility study, so I don't know how far it has gone along the planning and proposal process. But the veteran French planetary balloon proponent Jacques Blamont has been working with Indians on the plans, and one or more balloons in the atmosphere are part of the mission plan.

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JTN
post May 19 2019, 09:37 AM
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Bit of buzz about this in Indian press sites recently (via spacetoday.net aggregator). E.g., indiatimes.com:
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a date with Venus in 2023

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"We have received great response from across the world, and more than 20 payloads planned," said Isro chairman K Sivan
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