PIA18146: Mercury Orbit Insertion (Artist's Concept)

Mercury Orbit Insertion (Artist’s Concept)


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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
Instrument Host MESSENGER
Host Type Orbiter
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