Engineers have found a way to buy some time for the MESSENGER spacecraft, which was due to end its four-year mission in March with a suicidal plunge.
The MESSENGER mission is approaching the end of its operational life, but before it dies, you can help NASA name 5 of Mercury's craters.
The first-ever photos of water ice near Mercury's north pole have come down to Earth, and they have quite a story to tell.
Last week's lunar eclipse wasn't just a show for Earthlings, NASA's MESSENGER mission was also watching from 66 million miles away. Continue reading →
A vast and powerful space weather event has been observed at the solar system's innermost planet for the first time. Continue reading →
It's been 40 years since we first saw Mercury up close, and the flyby raised more questions than it answered.
An obsolete theory of the Earth works better than ever on Mercury, where new data reveals how much the hot little planet has shriveled since it first formed.
NASA's MESSENGER probe has been in orbit around Mercury since 2011 and has returned photos of some really strange looking objects.
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