The Messenger Must Die! | (from DanSpace77)

Image & Illustration Credit & Copyright: NASA/JHUAPL.

With the burn up of Venus Express in late 2014-early 2015, one of our two eyes to the inferior (inner) planets was extinguished. Unfortunately, it seems that this week, by the end of April, after nearly 11 years in space and more than 4 years and 4,000 orbits around Mercury, MESSENGER will meet its fate as well.

via The Messenger Must Die! | DanSpace77.