Welcome to Venus!

The planet named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty.

Welcome!

So, you want to take a trip to Venus? Well, before you embark on your journey to the closest planet to Earth, you might want to know a little about it first.


*This trip is provided by the Eight Planets Traveling Agency & Paige Patton

Distances from the Sun and Earth, and the Atmosphere

Venus' distance from the Sun is 108 million kilometers, after the planet Mercury. When Venus is closest to Earth, it can be only 26 million miles away. Thick clouds of Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen make up the atmosphere of Venus. As a result of these thick clouds and it being so close to the Sun, Venus' atmosphere creates a Greenhouse effect to keep it sizzling at 864 degrees Fahrenheit. But, average temperatures on the surface are, 55 degrees Fahrenheit at the lowest and 396 degrees Fahrenheit at the highest.

Rotation and Revolution

A Rotation period is the amount of time it takes a planet to turn on its axis one time. It takes Earth 24 hours to spin on its axis, which is considered a day here. But on Venus, it takes 243 Earth days to complete a rotation. A revolution is how long it takes a planet to travel around the sun one time. It takes Earth 365 days or a year to complete a revolution. Venus' revolution period is only .62 Earth years or 225 Earth days. So, on Venus, a day is longer than a year!

Gravitational Pull

Venus's gravitational pull is slightly less than Earth's. You would weigh about 11-12 pounds less than you do on Earth. For example, if you weigh 100 pounds on Earth you'll weigh 88 pounds on Venus.

Physical Features and Weather Conditions

This planet is rocky, dusty and full of canyons and mountains. There is no water but there is a 200 mile long river of hardened lava. Also, Maxwell Monte is the Tallest mountain on the planet. Weather includes acid rain, which evaporates before hitting the ground, extreme winds, and scorching temperatures. Venus has no moons.



Accommodations

Accomodations include-

-Apartments by the lava river constructed of the metal, Tungsten, which has a melting point of 6,192 degrees Fahrenheit. All other necessities such as, water, gas, and AC will be plumbed throughout.

- The Evening Star resort is at the base of Maxwell Montes, Venus' highest mountain. Again, this building is constructed of Tungsten, with an indoor pool room with floor to ceiling windows to look out over the vast plains and gaseous atmosphere.


Tourist Attractions and Activites

Tourist attractions include-

>Maxwell Montes, the highest mountain on Venus

>The 200 mile river of hardened lava

>The two "continents" Istar Terra and Aphrodite Terra (Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love and beauty)

> Other Earth-like features including canyons, mountains, volcanoes, etc.


We offer a variety of activities including-

> Hiking up Maxwell Montes

> A guided tour of the Istar Terra and Aphrodite Terra continents

> Rock climbing on one of our varieties of canyons

> Hang gliding on our fierce winds, takeoff point is off one of our minor mountains


Transportation

To get to Venus we will travel by Space ShuttlePro, provided by our partner, PIASE or the Paige Institute of Aeronautics and Space Exploration. Space shuttles carry 12 at a time and depending on our amount of vacationers at a time, the number of shuttles could vary. The trip will take 322 hours, which is 13 days. We will be traveling 80,646 miles an hour, twice as fast an average space shuttle. To travel the planet, we will have PAVs or Personal Automatic Vehicles, provided again, by our partner.

Clothing

We will provide astronaut suits made of Carbon, which is highly heat resistant. the helmet will have special filters which turn Carbon Dioxide and Nitrogen in to fresh breathing air. The boots are made of Carbon and have special tracks on them for hiking or other activites.

Closing

Thank you for looking at our flyer. I hope you choose this exciting trip to Venus! Shuttles will leave as soon as possible, and again, thank you for choosing the Eight Planets Traveling Agency!