"Much more is observed than Venus in The Evening Star, a smoothly written account of the Magellan spacecraft... Mr. Cooper is able to convey the sense of excitement felt by the engineers and scientists. But the star of the story is definitely Venus."--New York Times. "The anger and the arguments, the petty feuds, the politics of science, the grubbing for grants, make fascinating reading."--Nature. In size, density, and composition, Venus is almost identical to Earth, yet its nature and history turn out to be as different as ...

The Evening Star: Venus Observed 1994, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801849343

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The Evening Star: Venus Observed 1993, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374150006

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