[amsat-bb] On-line Coverage of Messenger Crash into Mercury Today

JoAnne Maenpaa k9jkm at comcast.net
Thu Apr 30 17:17:44 UTC 2015

Not sure who has been there before Messenger. The Amateur-DSN guys in Europe are copying it. Status of the Deep Space Network and what is being communicated with is displayed at: 




73 de JoAnne K9JKM

k9jkm at amsat.org

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From: John Geiger [mailto:af5cc at fidmail.com] 
Sent: Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:11 PM
To: JoAnne Maenpaa
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] On-line Coverage of Messenger Crash into Mercury Today


Cool, won't this be the first spacecraft to "land" on Mercury?

73 John AF5CC


On Thu, Apr 30, 2015 at 12:07 PM, JoAnne Maenpaa <k9jkm at comcast.net> wrote:

The MESSENGER spacecraft is expected to end its mission today with a planned
crash into planet Mercury. Read more on-line at:


Slooh will cover the event with a live show that begin at 3 p.m. EDT (19:00
UTC) on Thursday, April 30. Watch on-line at:  http://main.slooh.com/


73 de JoAnne K9JKM

k9jkm at amsat.org

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