NASA’s MESSENGER Sends Amazing Images of Mercury

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NASA’s Probe, “Messenger,” flew close to Mercury and successfuly sent spectacular images of the planet back to Earth today, October, 7, 2008.  The probe flew past Mercury for this second time this year and in 2011 it will become the first probe to orbit the planet.   The Messenger spacecraft lifted off from Cape Canaveral Air Force State on August 3, 2004, during our current Physo-Intellectual High while the Cycles were in a Physo-Intellectual Double 1st Quarter of Foundation and Precendents. The that was launched at this time will set many precedents for Science & Technology in the exploration of space.[1. Source: Yahoo News] The MESSENGER spacecraft lifted off on-time aboard a Boeing Delta II rocket from pad 17-B at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., at 2:15:56 a.m. EDT. MESSENGER has successfully begun its mission to unravel the mysteries of planet Mercury. [2. Source: Nasa.gov.]