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Like the Mars Curiosity rover, AREE’s drill would let scientists see into Venus’ interior — and past.
Venus’ winds would spin AREE’s fan blades, generating energy that’s stored in a spring.
Astronomers know little about Venus’ interior, and that impedes our understanding of how planets form. So one prime objective is to set up “Earth’s Twin” with a seismometer, which measures geologic activity.