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MESSENGER Videos

Team Members Discuss MESSENGER Mercury Impact

April 30, 2015

Team Members Discuss MESSENGER Mercury Impact

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April 24, 2015

Is a lander next for Mercury?

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April 24, 2015

Is the mission over at impact?

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April 23, 2015

Where did career get started?

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April 23, 2015

What was one of the things the neutron spectrometer told us about Mercury’s surface?

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April 22, 2015

What’s the team like?

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April 22, 2015

What do the lava flows have to do with Mercury’s contraction?

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April 21, 2015

What have we learned about volcanism?

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April 21, 2015

Does Mercury have a radiation belt?

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April 20, 2015

How as technology affected the imaging of Mercury?

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April 20, 2015

What can you tell us about the hollows on Mercury?

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April 17, 2015

What can we learn from Mercury?

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April 17, 2015

What data will Mercury produce?

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April 16, 2015

What is SciBox and how did it contribute to mission success?

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April 16, 2015

What is Mercury made of?

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April 15, 2015

What have we learned about water ice?

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April 15, 2015

Was the mission a success?

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April 14, 2015

What’s it like making a discovery?

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April 14, 2015

What was the biggest challenge faced by the MESSENGER mission

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April 13, 2015

What type of science is happening during these extended missions?

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April 13, 2015

What obstacles did MESSENGER face in getting to Mercury and into orbit?

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July 27, 2012

Assistant Professor at the Universidad de los Andes, Natalia Gómez Pérez, discusses science results from the MESSENGER mission. (In Spanish)

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May 17, 2007

Principal Investigator Sean C. Solomon, of the Carnegie Institution of Washington, talks about the science questions that the MESSENGER mission will answer.

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May 14, 2007

Listen to Instrument Scientist Louise Prockter discuss the importance of the observations the Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) will make during the flyby in this interview video.

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April 24, 2007

Deputy Project Scientist Brian Anderson explains why MESSENGER's first flyby of Mercury offers an exciting opportunity for the Magnetometer instrument.

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April 24, 2007

MESSENGER Science Payload Manager Robert Gold talks about his early involvement in the mission.

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April 24, 2007

Science Payload Manager Robert Gold discusses the MESSENGER science objectives and how the instrument suite was designed to address them.

Edgar Rhodes

April 24, 2007

Listen to Instrument Scientist E. Rhodes discuss the importance of the measurements made by the Gamma-Ray and Neutron Spectrometer during the flyby in this interview video.


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