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Mt. Kilimanjaro As Seen From Orbit

NASA astronaut Jeff Williams captured this image of Mt. Kilimanjaro as the space station orbited over Tanzania in the eastern part of Africa.

The dormant volcano known as Mount Kilimanjaro is Africa's highest mountain, at 5895 m. It is also the tallest free-standing mountain in the world, rising about 4900 m above its surrounding plain.

First Global Geologic Map of Ganymede

More than 400 years after its discovery by Galileo, the largest moon in the solar system has finally claimed a spot on the map.

Analyzing Mt. Kilimanjaro From Orbit

This false-colour image from Japan's ALOS satellite was acquired over part of southern Kenya and the border with Tanzania.

John Lennon's Crater on Mercury

Lennon crater was recently named to honor English musician/singer/songwriter John Lennon (1940-1980).

The Walls of Crater Damer on Mercury

The steep walls of the crater Damer are highlighted in today's image.

Looking at The Horizon of Mercury

Three named craters are featured prominently in this view.

A new, low-cost cubesat mission will demonstrate technology needed to measure the absolute imbalance in the Earth's radiation budget for the first time.

The MESSENGER project is celebrating the posting today of the 1,000th featured image from Mercury. The Mercury Dual Imaging System (MDIS) team has posted a new image to the MESSENGER website approximately once per business day since March 29, 2011, when the first image obtained from orbit about the innermost planet was made public.

NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft has identified large concentrations of hydrogen at Mercury's north pole, thought to be in the form of water ice, researchers announced today.

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