"THE MESSENGER SPACECRAFT: An Extension of Our Senses"
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TODAY IN HISTORY:
NASA's Messenger spacecraft crashed into Mercury, ending its 11-year mission. It crashed just a few hours ago as anticipated, and the event was broadcasted live by Slooh. Since the site of impact is facing away from Earth's view, ground based telescopes were not able to document the smashing event. However, it was confirmed in due time that we are no longer receiving data transmissions from the spacecraft.