Venus facts – Interesting facts about Venus

Venus planet facts

Venus is the only planet named after a female.

Due to the opaque layer of sulfuric acid clouds on Venus, it is difficult to see its surface.

The Soviet Union was the first country to send a spaceship to Venus, but their first three missions failed.

More than 40 spacecrafts have explored Venus.

Venus is dry now.

Maat Mons mountain range on Venus is more than 5 miles tall.

Venus has active volcanoes.

Venus has the same size and approximately same gravity as that of Earth.

Venus has about 450 degree Celsius temperatures. It has complex clouds of sulfuric acid which block sun, rain.

As Venus rotates backwards and the sun would set in the east and not west.