Exploring Mercury: The Iron Planet

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Stevenson, David J.; (2004)
  • Publisher: American Geophysical Union

Planet Mercury is both difficult to observe and difficult to reach by spacecraft. Just one spacecraft, Mariner 10, flew by the planet 30 years ago. An upcoming NASA mission, MESSENGER, will be launched this year and will go into orbit around Mercury at the end of this d... View more
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