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NASA's Mercury Messenger Photos

The Messenger probe has just sent back the most up-close images yet taken of Mercury.

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After passing just 125 miles above the surface of the closest planet to the sun, Messenger has already sent back some great photos (though I thought one side of the planet was perpetually in flames?).
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After passing just 125 miles above the surface of the closest planet to the sun, Messenger has already sent back some great photos (though I thought one side of the planet was perpetually in flames?).