Category Archives: Destination One

Missing Mercury?

Hey Mercury, it’s been great! With your cliffs, your craters, your bleak black plains. Who could forget those frigid nights and scorching days? And that huge sun hanging about ten feet overhead like a giant yolk ready to burst at … Continue reading

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More From Mercury

Hey Space Bloggers! Messenger is going to stay in orbit around Mercury for an entire year. We don’t have that long, but we could hang around a couple more days, just to see what Messenger is up to. So far, … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination One? (Day 6) The location is…

MERCURY! Congratulations to Bird of the Wind, Archimedes, and all you Space Bloggers who have figured out that Destination One is indeed Earth’s little sister, the planet closest to the sun. I’m sure you also realize that the mysterious ‘messenger from Earth’ … Continue reading

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We interrupt this Game to bring you some Breaking News… The First Ever Picture from Orbit around Mercury!

Space Bloggers, we are live from NASA. Let’s listen in… At 5:20 am EDT on Mar. 29, 2011, MESSENGER captured this historic image of Mercury. This image is the first ever obtained from a spacecraft in orbit about the Solar System’s … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination One? (Day 5)

Hey Space Bloggers! Guess what. Remember that Nasa person who Skyped us on Day 3? The one who sent that spaceship from Earth out here.  Well, she just announced that they were taking pictures of Destination One right now and … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination One? (day 4)

Hey Space Bloggers! Let’s start the week with a recap. Here’s what we know about Destination One so far. Day 1 (the 1st view) – rocky, craters, ridges, no sign of water or vegetation Day 2 (the riddle/limerick) – both … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination One? (day 3)

Pssst Space Bloggers! Don’t look now, but we may not be alone out here at Destination One! I just spotted a strange looking vehicle with wings in orbit around–Hold on, I’m getting skyped… You say what?… You’re from where?… No … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination One? (day 2)

Hey Space Bloggers! Ready for day 2?  Today you get a dual clue, in honor of making it to day ‘two’. It’s both a riddle and a limerick. Fun, right? And it’s chock full of clues about Destination One. I … Continue reading

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Space Game: Where in the Solar System is Destination One? (day 1)

Hey Space Boggers! Are you ready to play Space Game? Here’s how it goes. We are taking a tour of the Solar System that is slightly unusual in two ways.  First off, it’s a virtual tour. That’s right – we’re … Continue reading

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