Astrobiology and Venus Exploration

  1. Larry W. Esposito,
  2. Ellen R. Stofan and
  3. Thomas E. Cravens
  1. David H. Grinspoon1 and
  2. Mark A. Bullock2

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/176GM12

Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet

Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet

How to Cite

Grinspoon, D. H. and Bullock, M. A. (2007) Astrobiology and Venus Exploration, in Exploring Venus as a Terrestrial Planet (eds L. W. Esposito, E. R. Stofan and T. E. Cravens), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/176GM12

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Space Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver, Colorado, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Space Studies, Southwest Research Institute, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904412

Online ISBN: 9781118666227

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Keywords:

  • Venus (Planet)—Exploration;
  • Venus (Planet)—Surface

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction: A Brief History of Venus Exobiology

  • Habitable Conditions on Early Venus

  • Venus and Comparative Planetary Astrobiology

  • The Poss ibility of Extant Life

  • Planetary Protection

  • Future Investigations and Exploration