[FPSPACE] NASA Messenger spacecraft has successfully mapped entire surface of Mercury
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Wed Mar 6 15:59:25 EST 2013
The surface mapping is a first in planetary exploration
Space.com via Yahoo
Article also mentions that the first mission extension ends sometime this
month (apparently). The Messenger mission science team hopes to ask for
another extension of two further years, but if the sequester takes hold,
that has a likelihood of not happening.
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