MESSENGER News


Mission Press Releases

  • NASA Spacecraft Confirms Theories, Sees Surprises at Mercury
    NASA HQ - Thursday, June 16, 2011
    Posted on: 6/16/2011 5:23:29 PM PDT

  • NASA Releasing Orbital Views Of Mercury
    NASA MESSENGER - Friday, June 10, 2011
    Posted on: 6/10/2011 8:46:16 PM PDT

  • NASA To Release Messenger's First Orbital Images Of Mercury
    NASA HQ - Monday, March 28, 2011
    Posted on: 3/28/2011 9:30:39 PM PDT

  • NASA's MESSENGER Primed for Mercury Orbit
    NASA MESSENGER - Tuesday, March 15, 2011
    Posted on: 3/15/2011 5:32:31 PM PDT

  • First Mercury Orbiter Carries Plasma Spectrometer
    University of Michigan - Monday, March 14, 2011
    Posted on: 3/14/2011 4:25:21 PM PDT

  • NASA Media Telecon Previews First Spacecraft To Orbit Mercury
    NASA HQ - Thursday, March 10, 2011
    Posted on: 3/10/2011 7:54:59 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Is Ten Days from Mercury Orbit Insertion
    NASA MESSENGER - Tuesday, March 8, 2011
    Posted on: 3/8/2011 4:15:51 PM PDT

  • Mercury's Comet-like Tail Spotted by Solar Satellites
    Boston University - Thursday, September 23, 2010
    Posted on: 9/23/2010 4:49:49 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Spacecraft Reveals New Information About Mercury
    NASA HQ - Thursday, July 15, 2010
    Posted on: 7/15/2010 7:24:44 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Team Releases First Global Map of Mercury
    Johns Hopkins University - Wednesday, December 23, 2009
    Posted on: 12/23/2009 7:49:13 AM PDT

  • MESSENGER Spacecraft Reveals More Hidden Territory on Mercury
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, November 3, 2009
    Posted on: 11/3/2009 10:04:35 AM PDT

  • New Images & Findings from 3rd Mercury Flyby to Be Released
    NASA HQ - Thursday, October 29, 2009
    Posted on: 10/29/2009 3:50:46 PM PDT

  • Unseen Mercury Revealed
    Johns Hopkins University - Wednesday, September 30, 2009
    Posted on: 9/30/2009 7:59:12 AM PDT

  • A High-resolution Look over Mercury's Northern Horizon
    Johns Hopkins University - Wednesday, September 30, 2009
    Posted on: 9/30/2009 7:58:27 AM PDT

  • Scientists Set for Final Spacecraft Flyby of Mercury
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Monday, September 28, 2009
    Posted on: 9/28/2009 11:51:45 AM PDT

  • MESSENGER's Neutron Spectrometer Zeros In on Mercury's Crust
    Planetary Science Institute - Monday, September 28, 2009
    Posted on: 9/28/2009 11:50:46 AM PDT

  • NASA to Preview Mission's Third Flight Past Mercury
    NASA HQ - Monday, September 21, 2009
    Posted on: 9/21/2009 9:37:06 AM PDT

  • Upcoming Mercury Encounter Presents New Opportunities for Magnetometer
    Johns Hopkins University - Thursday, August 20, 2009
    Posted on: 8/20/2009 3:18:42 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Mission Passes Five-Year Mark
    Johns Hopkins University - Monday, August 3, 2009
    Posted on: 8/3/2009 11:07:54 AM PDT

  • Sixteen Craters on Mercury Have New Names
    Carnegie Institution - Wednesday, July 15, 2009
    Posted on: 7/15/2009 2:51:46 PM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • NASA MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Hovnatanian Crater
    NASA MESSENGER - March 7, 2012
    Posted on: 3/7/2012 2:41:18 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Interior of the Rembrandt Impact Basin
    NASA MESSENGER - March 6, 2012
    Posted on: 3/6/2012 5:23:25 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Hollows Within an Impact Crater
    NASA MESSENGER - March 3, 2012
    Posted on: 3/3/2012 3:51:43 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Young Crater With Bright Rays
    NASA MESSENGER - March 1, 2012
    Posted on: 3/1/2012 5:23:01 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Rembrandt Basin
    NASA MESSENGER - February 28, 2012
    Posted on: 2/28/2012 5:24:25 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Raditladi Basin
    NASA MESSENGER - February 27, 2012
    Posted on: 2/27/2012 7:11:50 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Crater Bronte
    NASA MESSENGER - February 25, 2012
    Posted on: 2/25/2012 7:03:19 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Mercury Image: Amaral Crater
    NASA MESSENGER - February 23, 2012
    Posted on: 2/23/2012 3:39:32 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image: Interior of Firdousi Crater on Mercury
    NASA MESSENGER - February 22, 2012
    Posted on: 2/22/2012 8:59:24 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Mercury Image: Dickens Crater
    NASA MESSENGER - January 3, 2012
    Posted on: 1/3/2012 12:50:33 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Team Presents Latest Mercury Findings at AGU Fall Meeting
    NASA MESSENGER - December 7, 2011
    Posted on: 12/8/2011 2:20:18 AM PDT

  • MESSENGER Executes Final Orbit Correction Maneuver of Primary Science Mission
    NASA MESSENGER - December 7, 2011
    Posted on: 12/8/2011 2:19:35 AM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image: Seeing What Mariner 10 Did Not See
    NASA MESSENGER - December 2, 2011
    Posted on: 12/2/2011 12:00:01 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image: Crater Beckett
    NASA MESSENGER - November 30, 2011
    Posted on: 11/30/2011 4:09:00 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Crater Juan de Mena
    NASA MESSENGER - November 28, 2011
    Posted on: 11/28/2011 2:39:53 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Crater Kertesz in 3D
    NASA MESSENGER - November 22, 2011
    Posted on: 11/22/2011 7:09:17 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Image: One of Mercury's Two "Hot Poles"
    NASA MESSENGER - November 21, 2011
    Posted on: 11/21/2011 7:45:39 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Dominici Crater
    NASA MESSENGER - November 15, 2011
    Posted on: 11/15/2011 3:16:24 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Peaks in Caloris Basin
    NASA MESSENGER - November 4, 2011
    Posted on: 11/4/2011 1:14:32 PM PDT

  • Image: A Global View of Mercury from Orbit
    NASA MESSENGER - November 2, 2011
    Posted on: 11/2/2011 4:37:36 PM PDT