View Full Version : Mercury MESSENGER Mission Concludes with a Smashing Finale!

2015-Apr-30, 03:50 PM
The planet Mercury will soon have a brand new 52-foot-wide crater. At 3:26 p.m. this afternoon, NASA’s MESSENGER spacecraft will finally bite the Mercurial dust, crashing into the planet’s*surface at over 8,700 mph near the crater Janacek. Because the impact will happen out of sight and communication with the Earth, the MESSENGER team plans to […]

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