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2015-04-16 16:20:34

WASHINGTON, April 16, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After extraordinary science findings and technological innovations, a NASA spacecraft launched in 2004 to study Mercury will impact the

2014-11-19 12:33:39

November 19, 2014 Presentation Recognizes Extraordinary Maryland Scientists BALTIMORE, Nov.

MESSENGER at Mercury
2014-08-04 03:15:10

Ten years ago, on August 3, 2004, NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, for a risky mission that would take the small satellite dangerously close to Mercury’s surface, paving the way for an ambitious study of the planet closest to the Sun.

2012-11-08 08:08:49

Media representatives are invited to attend a ceremony to announce the renaming of NASA's Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP).

Changes In Martian Sand Dunes Monitored By Mars Orbiter
2012-05-09 15:13:05

NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has revealed that movement in sand dune fields on the Red Planet occurs on a surprisingly large scale, about the same as in dune fields on Earth.

2012-05-04 03:23:13

This week, MESSENGER's Mercury Dual Imaging System delivered the 100,000th image of Mercury since the spacecraft entered into orbit around the planet on March 18, 2011.

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.

Image 1 - Strange Hollows Discovered On Mercury
2011-10-25 04:10:27

NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft has discovered strange hollows on the surface of Mercury.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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