VISE: Venus In Situ Explorer (proposed NASA mission).

VLA: Very Large Array (radio telescope).

VLBA: Very Long Baseline Array (of radio telescopes).

VLT: Very Large Telescope.

VME: Venus Mobile Explorer.

VNIR: Visible/near-infrared spectrometer.

VOI: Venus Orbit Insertion.

volatile: A substance that vaporizes at a relatively low temperature.

VSTDT: Venus Science and Technology Definition Team.

Zeta ring: The innermost ring of Uranus.

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