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Mercury

Take a spin around this incredible new USGS topographical map of Mercury
May 10, 2016

Gawk at this gorgeous new topographical map of Mercury courtesy of NASA's Messenger.

Watch Mercury make a rare morning transit of the sun
May 9, 2016

Check out the planet Mercury as it casually cruises between Earth and the sun.

Marvel at MESSENGER'S final Mercury images before its fatal plunge
Apr 30, 2015

Behold the barren beauty of Mercury in these stunning close-up shots.

This just in: NASA announces they've found water on Mercury!
Jan 14, 2013

Though we tend to focus much of our attention on Mars when it comes to the search for signs of life on other planets, NASA is busy checking out our other planetary neighbors too, and today they announced a huge discovery. Mercury, the closest planet to the sun, has water.