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Fraser
2013-Jun-13, 03:40 PM
The MESSENGER mission has now mapped the entire surface of planet Mercury — and this is the first time this has even been done. MESSENGER is the first spacecraft to be in orbit of Mercury, and has been there since 2011, with a couple of flybys starting in 2008 as it slowly looped its way [...]

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Swift
2013-Jun-17, 01:09 AM
That's pretty cool

Perikles
2013-Jun-17, 07:05 AM
That's pretty coolYes I agree, and an interesting way of describing the surface of Mercury.