Messenger To Mercury Sends Back First Picture

This lovely place is Mercury — the first image taken from a spacecraft in orbit around the planet. The picture was sent back by NASA’s Mercury Messenger probe.

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The most amazing fact I knew about Mercury is that there is believed to be ice on the planet despite the fact that mean surface temperature of Mercury is 442.5 K and range from 100 K to 700 K. The ice is found on the dark side of the planet.

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