Gravity Anomaly Challenges MESSENGER Mission - Universe Today
Scientists from the MESSENGER mission continue to analyze the data from the spacecraft’s first flyby of Mercury on January 14, 2008. Initial data about the planet’s gravity field grabbed the science team’s attention, as the actual gravity data differed from predictions based on the Mariner 10 flyby in 1975. Any unknowns in Mercury’s gravity will … Continue reading "Gravity Anomaly Challenges MESSENGER Mission"