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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