Friday, Mar. 18, 2011
Mercury's secrets, and the implications they hold for the formation and evolution of Earth-like planets, are about to be revealed.
- SEAN SOLOMON,
- of NASA, on a probe, which after traveling 4.9 billion miles over the past six-and-a-half years has successfully entered Mercury's orbit; NASA is hoping to get the first pictures back of our solar system's innermost planet by the end of the month