2012 in MESSENGER Images
The year 2012 has been an eventful and busy one for the MESSENGER mission, and there are more new data and discoveries to look forward to in 2013! However, as the year draws to an end, let's take the time to reflect back on 2012 with the help of 12 MESSENGER images. It's also worth reflecting on just how far the mission has come and how much it has accomplished by revisiting the traditional yearly compilations from 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.
Date acquired: December 26, 2012
Image Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington