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2012-03-20 02:38:51

On March 17, 2012, MESSENGER successfully wrapped up a year-long campaign to perform the first complete reconnaissance of the geochemistry, geophysics, geologic history, atmosphere, magnetosphere, and plasma environment of the solar system's innermost planet.

2011-09-28 04:07:32

NASA will host a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT on Thursday, Sept. 29, to discuss new data and images from the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury.

2011-06-23 08:05:30

MESSENGER Co-Investigator Scott Murchie, of the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) in Laurel, Md, will be awarded the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal, the highest honor that NASA bestows to an individual working outside the government.

2011-06-13 06:38:22

NASA will host a news conference at 1 pm EDT on Thursday, June 16, to reveal new images and science findings from the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury.

2011-03-17 22:24:00

WASHINGTON, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft successfully achieved orbit around Mercury at approximately 9 p.m. EDT Thursday.

2011-03-10 14:31:09

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 pm EDT on Tuesday, March 15, to discuss the first spacecraft to orbit Mercury.

2011-01-07 10:41:00

BLACKSBURG, Va., Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thomas M.

2010-08-18 06:00:00

LAUREL, Md., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL), with help from The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) and Iridium Communications Inc. (Nasdaq: IRDM), has successfully implemented a new space-based system to monitor Earth's space environment.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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