Phosphine found in Venus' atmosphere - why this matters to Rocket Lab

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 27 Sep 2020, 11:45AM
Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck. (Photo / Supplied)
Rocket Lab founder Peter Beck. (Photo / Supplied)

Phosphine found in Venus' atmosphere - why this matters to Rocket Lab

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Publish Date
Sun, 27 Sep 2020, 11:45AM

Last week scientists announced what they called an astonishing discovery - phosphine in the atmosphere of Venus.

It raises the question – could there be life on Venus?

Rocket Lab CEO and founder, Peter Beck had already signalled his intention of a mission to the planet, with the intention of sending a rocket up as soon as 2023.

He joined Francesca Rudkin to discuss the latest discovery and what it means for Rocket Lab's plans.

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