Mickey Mouse MESSENGER Mercury

Mickey Mouse MESSENGER Mercury

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June 15 2012 8:58 AM

Mickey Mouse MESSENGER Mercury

MESSENGER is a spacecraft that's been orbiting Mercury since early 2011, sending back to Earth huge amounts of data about the tiny planet, including incredible high-resolution close-up images. It's an amazing mission...

... but I wonder what kind of Mickey Mouse outfit would put up this kind of image for display?

Phil Plait Phil Plait

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!  

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Well, at least I know to whom NASA can turn if the current budget cuts get through Congress.

Image credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington



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