NASA Cloud City on Venus

Artist's rendering of a NASA manned floating outpost on Venus

High Altitude Venus Operational Concept (HAVOC) is a NASA study leading to the development of an evolutionary program for the exploration of Venus, with focus on the mission architecture and crewed floating inflatable vehicle concept for missions into Venus's atmosphere.[1][2][3][4]

The HAVOC study comprises a series of missions that would create a Venus colony in five steps:[5]

  1. Robotic exploration into the Venusian atmosphere
  2. Crewed mission to orbit Venus for 30 days
  3. Crewed mission to Venusian atmosphere for 30 days
  4. Crewed mission to Venusian atmosphere for 1 year
  5. Long-term human presence in a floating balloon.


External linksEdit

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors). Smallwikipedialogo.png

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.