MESSENGER News


Mission Press Releases

  • Magnetic Tornadoes Could Liberate Mercury's Tenuous Atmosphere
    - Tuesday, June 2, 2009
    Posted on: 7/14/2009 12:42:18 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Reveals Mercury as a Dynamic Planet
    Johns Hopkins University - Thursday, April 30, 2009
    Posted on: 4/30/2009 11:26:15 AM PDT

  • MESSENGER Team to Receive National Space Club Award
    Johns Hopkins University - Friday, April 17, 2009
    Posted on: 4/17/2009 12:36:24 PM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Mission News: MESSENGER Team Remembers Dr. Mario H. Acuna
    Johns Hopkins University - Tuesday, March 24, 2009
    Posted on: 3/24/2009 5:55:39 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Team to Present New Mercury Science Results at AGU Fall Meeting
    Johns Hopkins University - Friday, December 12, 2008
    Posted on: 12/12/2008 7:49:03 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Spacecraft Reveals More Hidden Territory on Mercury
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 29, 2008
    Posted on: 10/29/2008 4:02:23 PM PDT

  • NASA To Release Science Results, Images From Second Mercury Flyby
    NASA HQ - Monday, October 27, 2008
    Posted on: 10/27/2008 10:49:07 AM PDT

  • NASA MESSENGER Sets Record for Accuracy of Planetary Flyby
    Johns Hopkins University - Wednesday, October 8, 2008
    Posted on: 10/8/2008 9:41:13 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Flyby of Mercury
    Johns Hopkins University - Monday, October 6, 2008
    Posted on: 10/6/2008 12:35:39 PM PDT

  • CU-Boulder Space Scientists Set For Second Spacecraft Flyby of Mercury
    University of Colorado at Boulder - Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Posted on: 10/1/2008 6:27:04 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Returns to Mercury
    Johns Hopkins University - Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Posted on: 10/1/2008 6:23:09 PM PDT

  • Media Invited to Join MESSENGER Team for Mercury Close Approach
    Johns Hopkins University - Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Posted on: 10/1/2008 6:22:01 PM PDT

  • NASA'S Messenger Spacecraft Returns To Mercury
    NASA HQ - Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Posted on: 10/1/2008 6:20:43 PM PDT

  • Mercury Flyby Preview Briefing
    NASA HQ - Tuesday, September 30, 2008
    Posted on: 9/30/2008 7:15:18 AM PDT

  • MESSENGER's Gamma-Ray Spectrometer Gears up for Mercury Flyby
    Johns Hopkins University - Monday, September 29, 2008
    Posted on: 9/29/2008 3:53:37 AM PDT

  • Mercury's Spider Pantheon Fossae Formation Linked to Asteroid Impact
    Carnegie Institution - Tuesday, September 23, 2008
    Posted on: 9/23/2008 12:37:04 PM PDT

  • Volcanic Activity Shaped Mercury After All
    Brown University - Friday, July 4, 2008
    Posted on: 7/4/2008 8:48:19 AM PDT

  • MESSENGER Settles old Debates and Makes new Discoveries at Mercury
    Goddard Space Flight Center - Friday, July 4, 2008
    Posted on: 7/4/2008 8:44:30 AM PDT

  • MESSENGER Settles old Debates and Makes new Discoveries at Mercury
    Johns Hopkins University - Friday, July 4, 2008
    Posted on: 7/4/2008 8:43:42 AM PDT

  • U-M instrument shows what planet Mercury is made of
    University of Michigan - Friday, July 4, 2008
    Posted on: 7/4/2008 8:42:11 AM PDT

  • Mission Status Releases

  • The Sleepy Hollows of Mercury - Video Feature
    NASA HQ - October 21, 2011
    Posted on: 10/21/2011 1:21:36 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Crater Enwonwu
    NASA MESSENGER - October 18, 2011
    Posted on: 10/18/2011 2:37:39 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Chain of Craters
    NASA MESSENGER - October 13, 2011
    Posted on: 10/13/2011 9:32:38 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Trails of Small Craters
    NASA MESSENGER - October 1, 2011
    Posted on: 10/1/2011 4:07:27 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Petrarch Impact Basin
    NASA MESSENGER - September 29, 2011
    Posted on: 9/29/2011 3:47:11 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Lifting the Veil of Anonymity
    NASA MESSENGER - September 27, 2011
    Posted on: 9/28/2011 1:23:33 AM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Crater Statsu
    NASA MESSENGER - September 26, 2011
    Posted on: 9/26/2011 4:54:01 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Radar-bright Craters in Goethe
    NASA MESSENGER - September 22, 2011
    Posted on: 9/23/2011 3:17:28 AM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Prominent Rays From A Crater
    NASA MESSENGER - September 20, 2011
    Posted on: 9/19/2011 3:23:29 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury's South Pole
    NASA MESSENGER - September 16, 2011
    Posted on: 9/16/2011 4:01:09 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Double-ring Basin
    NASA MESSENGER - September 15, 2011
    Posted on: 9/15/2011 5:16:44 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Oblique View of a Fresh Impact Crater
    NASA MESSENGER - September 13, 2011
    Posted on: 9/13/2011 4:09:17 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Hokusai's Molten Past
    NASA MESSENGER - September 11, 2011
    Posted on: 9/11/2011 12:22:19 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: Young Crater With Prominent Rays
    NASA MESSENGER - September 9, 2011
    Posted on: 9/9/2011 8:14:21 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Navigates Second Hot Season, Executes Third Orbit-Correction Maneuver
    NASA MESSENGER - September 8, 2011
    Posted on: 9/8/2011 6:38:39 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image of Mercury: The Hills of Caloris
    NASA MESSENGER - September 8, 2011
    Posted on: 9/8/2011 5:11:09 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Endures Its First Hot Season
    Johns Hopkins University - June 13, 2011
    Posted on: 6/13/2011 6:21:35 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER Image: A Crescent Mercury
    NASA MESSENGER - June 2, 2011
    Posted on: 6/2/2011 4:44:16 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER image of Mercury: From the Equator to the Pole
    NASA MESSENGER - May 3, 2011
    Posted on: 5/3/2011 5:06:17 PM PDT

  • MESSENGER image of Mercury: Crater Bek
    NASA MESSENGER - April 27, 2011
    Posted on: 4/28/2011 12:31:27 AM PDT