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Venus-exploring inflatable aircraft may soon be developed – RedOrbit

May 17, 2015

Engineers at Northrop Grumman have been exploring the possibility of creating an inflatable aircraft that could travel to Venus for more than two years, and now it appears the company could soon begin work on an actual prototype of the vehicle.

Source: www.redorbit.com

Northrup Grumman of flying wing fame, plans to propose a robotic craft that could stay aloft in Venus’ s atmosphere for up to twelve months, making scientific observations.

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