Monthly Archives: March 2011

NASA MESSENGER: Mercury has an orbiter (37 yrs after Venus)

I mentioned in previous posts in my blog significant results obtained by MESSENGER, the NASA Discovery mission  which had three flybys with the inner planet Mercury. Today after a successful orbit insertion on March 18, the spacecraft delivered its first ...

High Efficiency and Resolution Multi-Element Spectrograph

Ohh dear! Its only a few months short of being one whole year since I last posted...where did the time go? What was I doing all this time you ask? I think its fair to say I have been running ...