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BepiColombo Captured a Couple of Images of the Earth, While Heading Towards Mercury

The European Space Agency has recently published a series of impressive images of the Earth captured by the BepiColombo probe. The mission aiming to provide resourceful information regarding the formation and evolution of Mercury started in 2018.   Two years...
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BepiColombo Accelerated, And It On The Way To Mercury

A spacecraft, BepiColombo, will harness the gravity of our planet to prepare its trajectory towards Mercury, a journey that will last for five years. The probe, which is known under the name of BepiColombo, consists of two linked modules. One...

Mercury Probe Heads Deeper Into The Solar System

There's a spacecraft that's taking the route to Mercury that has been keeping experts excited these days. It managed to complete a vital maneuver on the journey, swinging past our planet. The spacecraft is one that you might have heard...

Scientists Think That Mercury Once Had The Right Conditions For Alien Life

It seems that Mercury is the ugly duck in the Solar System. Its surface looks like a face with many large scars, Moon-like highlands, mountains, plains, slopes, and valleys. For off-road and winter sports lovers, it would be Paradise. But,...

Shocking Study Says That Mercury Might Be Able to Produce Ice

It is hard to imagine that there is ice on Mercury because of its temperature of 400 degrees Celsius. But, a recent study suggests otherwise. As with our planet, space objects brought most of Mercury's water, the scientific research indicates....

Ancient Fossil Shells Show Levels of Mercury Dating Back to the Cretaceous Period

The outcome of an asteroid collision with Earth is commonly attributed to the mass extinction that killed off the majority of dinosaurs and approximately three-quarters of the planet's vegetation and animal species about 66 million years ago.​ However, terrible volcanic...