First Look at Mercury

March 31, 2011 at 10:18 am | Posted in Regular Feature, Science News | 2 Comments

Messenger — MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment GEochemistry Ranging — is NASA’s mission to explore and understand the planet Mercury, adding a greater understanding of how our solar system evolved.  Messenger has started sending the first ever pictures of this smallest and closest planet to our sun.  You can view these images on the official Nasa site, as well as read all about this significant mission.

By Synlah


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  1. AWESOME photo. Awesome story Syn!

  2. That is definitely one of the stories of the year. One to watch. Thanks for bringing it to our front pages as well.

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