04 March 2005, 04:38 AM ET
Catch the elusive planet while you can.
10 October 2004, 04:27 PM ET
The man who designed the original spacecraft for Project Mercury and is credited with contributing to the designs of every U.S. human spacecraft from Mercury to the Space Shuttle has died. Dr. Maxime A. Faget, who in 1958 became part of the Space Task Gro
03 September 2004, 07:00 AM ET
During these next three weeks we will be presented with an excellent opportunity to view Mercury in the early morning dawn sky.
16 August 2004, 06:30 AM ET
With a new spacecraft bound for Mercury, that tiny planet at the heart of the solar system, researchers are hoping to solve a slew of riddles about the small world. Among the odder Mercurian attributes scientists hope to test is a theory that the planet i
02 August 2004, 06:56 AM ET
Thunderstorms and the threat of lightning early today forced NASA officials to scrub their launch of the agency’s first space probe to Mercury in 30 years.