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Can we visit Neptune?

Last Updated: 15th March, 2020

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Neptune has Only Been Visited up CloseOnce:
The only spacecraft that has ever visitedNeptune was NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft, which visitedthe planet during its Grand Tour of the Solar System. Voyager 2made its Neptune flyby on August 25, 1989, passing within3,000 km of the planet's north pole.

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Then, can we go on Neptune?

Deep down inside Neptune, the planet might havean actual solid surface. At the very core of the gas/ice giant isthought to be a region of rock with roughly the mass of the Earth.In short, there is simply no way one could stand on the“surface of Neptune”, let alone walk around onit.

Likewise, are there any special things on Neptune? Neptune is the smallest of the icegiants. Despite being smaller than Uranus, Neptune has agreater mass. Below its heavy atmosphere, Uranus is made of layersof hydrogen, helium, and methane gases. They enclose a layer ofwater, ammonia and methane ice. The inner core of the planet ismade of rock.

Beside above, can you breathe on Neptune?

Neptune's Atmosphere. Neptune's atmosphereis made up of hydrogen, helium, and methane. Like Earth'satmosphere, Neptune's has clouds and storm systems thatrevolve around the planet, but with wind speeds of 300 m/sec (700mi/hr), and clouds of frozen methane.

How long will it take to travel to Neptune?

about twelve years

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