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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

MESSENGER's first image from Mercury orbit

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MESSENGER's first image from Mercury orbit MESSENGER captured its first image of Mercury from orbit, a wide-angle shot of the southern hemisphere, on March 29, 2011.


Original image data dated on or about March 29, 2011.

Most NASA images are in the public domain. Reuse of this image is governed by NASA's image use policy.


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