First Photos of Mercury from MESSENGER

MESSENGER, the first human probe to orbit the innermost planet, has sent back its first photo from orbit.

First photo of Mercury from MESSENGER

More photos are coming in from MESSENGER and you can check them out here.

2 replies on “First Photos of Mercury from MESSENGER”

  1. TwistyHat says:

    Actually that’s a bit of a downer – it looks just like the moon!

    Aren’t there any spaceships or alien buildings? :)

    • Fez says:

      Looks like there may be one crashed about 1/3 of the way down diagonally from the top left. A nice splat.

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