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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Artist’s concept of MESSENGER at Mercury

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Artist’s concept of MESSENGER at Mercury A depiction of the MESSENGER spacecraft is shown flying over Mercury's surface displayed in enhanced color. The crater ringed by bright orange is Calvino crater. The enhanced color imagery of Mercury was obtained during the mission's second Mercury flyby in 2008.

NASA / Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory / Carnegie Institution of Washington

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