Venus Probe's Daring 'Aerobrake' Maneuver Visualized. The ESA Venus Express will dive to an orbit of 80 miles above Venus with the atmosphere-skimming maneuver. Mission controllers hope to maintain the orbit from June 18th - July 11th, 2014, and if it survives, raise the craft back to a manageable 279 mile altitude.
"Stellar Genesis in the Southern Pinwheel - The full beauty of nearby barred spiral galaxy M83 is unveiled in all of its glory in this Hubble Space Telescope mosaic image. The vibrant magentas and blues reveal the galaxy is ablaze with star formation. The galaxy, also known as the Southern Pinwheel, lies 15 million light-years away in the constellation Hydra."--->