Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Mercury, Close Up

Image from NASA
At 5:20 am EDT on Mar. 29, 2011, the space probe MESSENGER captured this historic image of Mercury.  This is the first image of the planet Mercury taken from an orbiting spacecraft and the first time Mercury has been seen in such detail. 

2 comments:

  1. . . . I had a Mercury that had a paint job like that.

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