03.06.13 - MESSENGER’s Mercury Dual Imaging System has finally imaged 100 percent of the planet.
11.29.12 - Papers published in Science Express provide support for the long-held hypothesis that Mercury's permanently shadowed polar craters contain water ice.
03.21.12 - MESSENGER reveals new information about Mercury’s topography, the structure of its core, and mysterious polar deposits.
11.14.11 - NASA has announced that it will extend the MESSENGER mission.
10.05.11 - Scientists highlight the latest results from observations obtained during MESSENGER’s first six months in orbit.
09.29.11 - After only six months in orbit around Mercury, MESSENGER reveals flood lavas, hollows, and unprecedented surface details.
09.08.11 - Data collected during MESSENGER’s first two months in orbit around Mercury have been released to the public by the Planetary Data System (PDS).
06.16.11 - After nearly three months in orbit about Mercury, MESSENGER's payload is providing a wealth of new information about the planet closest to the Sun.
View more images taken by MESSENGER while in orbit.
03.29.11 - Early this morning, at 5:20 am EDT, MESSENGER captured this historic image of Mercury. This image is the first ever obtained from a spacecraft in orbit about the Solar System's innermost planet.