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MESSENGERâ€™s Mercury Laser Altimeter (MLA) in its first 2 months of operation has already built up a grid of ground tracks that span most of Mercuryâ€™s surface north of the equator.
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On May 6th, MESSENGER began its 100th orbit around Mercury.
Two Stamps Recognize 50th Anniversary of First Manned Spaceflight KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Postal Service dedicated two stamps today commemorating two historic events -- one that occurred a half century ago, and the second that's making history now.
MESSENGER carries a Gamma-Ray Spectrometer (GRS) that is capable of measuring and characterizing gamma-ray emissions from the surface of Mercury.
NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first US manned spaceflight during two events this week around the agency's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
One of the primary science goals of MESSENGER is to study Mercuryâ€™s very thin atmosphere, or exosphere.
DELRAY BEACH, Fla., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- River Valley Community College of Claremont, New Hampshire and Medical Messenger have partnered together to add ONC Certified(1) features and functionality to the Nursing curriculum.
On April 4th, MESSENGER began its yearlong science campaign to understand the innermost planet.
NASA released the first batch of hundreds of photos taken by MESSENGER during its orbit of Mercury on Wednesday.
The Planet Mercury -- in astronomy, nearest planet to the sun, at a mean distance of 36 million mi (58 million km); its period of revolution is 88 days. Mercury passes through phases similar to those of the moon as it completes each revolution about the sun, although the visible disk varies in size with respect to its distance from the earth. Because its greatest elongation is 28, it is seen only for a short time after sunset or before sunrise. Since observation of Mercury is...
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