A panoramic view of the surface of Venus from the Soviet, Venera 13 probe. Venera 13, was the first probe to transmit color images from the surface of Venus. No probes have been back to Venus since, And the images of the surface stand as the best image of the planet today. 03/01/82. .

A panoramic view of the surface of Venus from the Soviet, Venera 13 probe. Venera 13, was the first probe to transmit color images from the surface of Venus. No probes have been back to Venus since, And the images of the surface stand as the best image of the planet today. 03/01/82. .