NASA video captures comet, Earth and Mercury together
March 15, 2013, 10:37 a.m. by Tariq Malik, SPACE.com
NASA's sun- and solar eruption-monitoring Stereo B caught sight of the Comet Pan-STARRS zipping through the solar system.
NASA video shows Mercury like you've never seen it
February 25, 2013, 11:18 a.m. by Miriam Kramer, SPACE.com
Spliced from thousands of screenshots of the planets, NASA has created a new video of Mercury that shows off the planet's diversity in terrain.
Mercury's water ice bodes well for alien life search
November 30, 2012, 4 p.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
Water was found in slightly warm areas of the tiny planet, buried beneath a strange dark material that likely acts as an insulator.
Mercury, Jupiter put on a show this week
November 30, 2012, 12:05 p.m. by Geoff Gaherty, SPACE.com
The highlight of the astronomical sights will be seeing Jupiter's Giant Red Spot.
Cookie Monster, Mercury craters show resemblance in NASA photo
October 15, 2012, 9:48 a.m. by Clara Moskowitz, SPACE.com
This isn't the first time craters on Mercury have resembled a popular fictional character.
Effects of solar flare expected to hit Earth today
July 31, 2012, 4:43 p.m. by SPACE.com
The solar flare is likely only to land a glancing blow on Earth, but it is expected to bombard tiny Mercury.
Online calculator helps you determine how much seafood to eat
February 28, 2012, 6:55 p.m. by Kimi Harris
It can be difficult to determine how much seafood you can eat safely while meeting your nutritional needs. This online seafood calculator lends a helping hand.
Asteroid Lutetia may be Earth fragment
November 13, 2011, 9:02 a.m. by SPACE.com
Scientists theorize that the asteroid formed close to the sun before colliding with a young planet and was booted to the Asteroid Belt between Mars and Jupiter.
Messenger spacecraft provides surprising new information on Mercury
September 29, 2011, 2:15 p.m. by Charles Q. Choi, SPACE.com
Scientists say Messenger is shedding light Mercury's surface, atmosphere and magnetic field.
New U.S. stamps honor astronaut Alan Shepard and Mission to Mercury
May 5, 2011, 8:08 p.m. by Space.com Inc.
The historic first American spaceflight by astronaut Alan Shepard and NASA's Messenger Mercury mission are being honored as the faces of new U.S. postage stamps.
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