PIA18146: Mercury Orbit Insertion (Artist's Concept)


Mercury Orbit Insertion (Artist’s Concept)

Caption:

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MESSENGER prepares to perform the Mercury orbit insertion burn in this animated artist's concept.

Background Info:

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Cataloging Keywords:

Name Value Additional Values
Target Mercury
System Mercury
Target Type Planet
Mission MESSENGER
Instrument Host MESSENGER
Host Type Orbiter
Instrument
Detector
Extra Keywords Artwork, Color, Movie
Acquisition Date
Release Date 2007-06-06
Date in Caption
Image Credit NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington
Source photojournal.jpl.nasa.gov/catalog/PIA18146
Identifier PIA18146