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On Thursday, the Messenger probe will slow down enough to enter Mercury's orbit. Mission leader Sean Solomon joins us on Fri to talk about it
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This week NASA released data from a recent close flyby of the planet Mercury, including stunning new pictures. We'll talk with one of the researchers on the MESSENGER mission about what they found during the flyby.
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