http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20051018/sc_afp/spaceeuropevenus_051018162219 It might have something to do with the fact that Venus is 30,000,000 miles closer to the sun. There. I have just saved Europe countless millions of wasted Euros. Can I get a thank you? Then again...I'll bet that sonofabitch KKKarl Rove and his pet TEH BU$HITLER secretly flew a squadron of SUVs and Halliburton probes to Venus! Those f***ing Neocon BASTARDS!!!!!!!