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Where is Mercury Now
Exploring MESSENGER data through a collection of images under #thatsmessenger

Check out our new
(and ever expanding)
set of "sharables" [HERE]!



Press Briefing: Science Results from MESSENGER’s Low-Altitude Campaign

MESSENGER scientists presented new findings from the highest resolution images of Mercury to date at the Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC) on 16 March. Watch the full briefing [HERE].


Name a Crater on Mercury in Honor of your Favorite Artist Contest

Visit the competition website to learn more about how craters on Mercury are named and (at the end of March/early April) who the winners are [HERE].



MESSENGER accomplishments over 10 years

Water ice on the planet closest to the Sun?!

Explore the data and see for yourself...