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MESSENGER Going Closer And Closer To Mercury

Ever since NASA's robotic spacecraft MESSENGER entered into Mercury's orbit, it's been studying the planet's chemical composition, geology, and magnetic field. And now, it's been reported that MESSENGER is going closer to Mercury than ever before to study the planet more deeply.
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MESSENGER Reveals Chemical Diversity On Mercury’s Surface

On August 3, 2004, NASA launched a robotic spacecraft that will orbit the closest planet to the Sun and the eighth largest planet of the solar system, Mercury. Can you remember, what was the name of that space craft? It's MESSENGER (an acronym of MErcury Surface, Space ENvironment, GEochemistry and Ranging). However, MESSENGER successfully entered…
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Google Doodle Celebrates Freddie Mercury’s Birthday

Freddie Mercury was the lead singer in the band Queen and to celebrate the musical career and influence of Mercury, the search giant has rolled out one of its patented Google Doodles. Google added an animated doodle to its search page, an appropriately over-the-top video clip set to Queen's Don't Stop Me Now that shows Mercury morphing into a space…
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