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NASA's  Messenger  is the first space craft to orbit the planet Mercury, where it's been circling for 88 days.

Orbiting Messenger Sends Back Surprising Data on Mercury

NASA's Messenger is the first space craft to orbit the planet Mercury, where it's been circling for 88 days.

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The shuttle  Atlantis  is about 8000 miles from the  Hubble Space Telescope  and closing for the rendezvous and capture tomorrow.

Space Shuttle's Risky Mission to Fix Hubble Telescope

The shuttle Atlantis is about 8000 miles from the Hubble Space Telescope and closing for the rendezvous and capture tomorrow.

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