MESSENGER Image of Venus (image) NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Share Print E-Mail Caption The cloud-enshrouded Venus appears featureless, as shown in this image taken by NASA's MESSENGER mission. In ultraviolet, however, the planet takes on a completely different appearance. Credit Credits: NASA Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.