Venus Xpeditions™

Infinite Freedom to Explore

Venus Xpeditions

Overview

Explore Venus

Xplore is flying commercial science missions to Venus on our XCRAFT™, and we invite you to join us. Take your space agency, company, university or community to Venus on an exploratory journey. Be among the first in human history to orbit Earth’s sister planet. With features billions of years in the making, this extraordinary planet has much to reveal - and even more to discover.

Xplore conducts mission planning, spacecraft engineering, regulation, insurance, communications and operations so you don't have to. Let your payloads fly.

Spacecraft

Simplicity

You develop the payload, Xplore takes care of the mission, spacecraft and operations.

Frequency

Missions every other year to Venus allow you to create your own Venusian program.

Longevity

Our orbital missions are designed to last years - extending the value of your program.

Payloads

Let your ideas fly.

Become part of history. Use our Xpedition™ services to take your country, university or company to space by launching your payload to Venus. Xplore extends your influence 261 million kilometers from Earth by flying your unique payload.

Science

Your instruments can fly to Venus and return unique results to further science.

Branding

Bring your brand to a whole new world and reach millions with your creativity.

Deployables

We can deploy your cubesat at Venus or during the journey.

Technology

Demonstrate key new technologies for future missions or commercial tests.

Tributes

Your organization can go to Venus with messages, time capsules, data archives, or even genetic databases.

Memorials - Celestis

Loved ones can travel to a new world and you can share the experience.

Art

Creativity has no limits in space, art can reach new heights.

Imagination

What can you dream of? There is no limit to what can be flown.

Orbit

Baseline Mission

Our missions to Venus will transfer from Earth orbit to the operational orbit in less than a year, depending on final launch geometry and spacecraft mass.

Orbit Altitude

550 KM (circular)

Orbit Inclination

Polar

Orbital Velocity

7 km/s

Orbital Period

1.6 hours

Launch

Schedule

Xplore's mission and spacecraft have been under development since 2017. Our Xcraft construction and testing is scheduled for 2020 with flights starting in 2022.

2022

2024

2026

2028

Launch

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