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View Full Version : NASA Spacecraft Is Now Buzzing Mercury 62 Miles Above The Surface



Fraser
2014-Jul-28, 03:10 PM
Look out below! NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft is at its lowest altitude of any spacecraft above Mercury, and over the next couple of months it’s going to get even lower above the planet. The spacecraft — whose name stands for*MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry, and Ranging — is doing a close shave above the sun’s closest […]

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