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Mercury Add-on

In 1974-75 the Mariner 10 mission acquired images of the sunlit hemisphere of Mercury in three fly-bys. These are the only high resolution photos ever captured of this scorched and barren planet.

The Mercury Add-on for NASA World Wind provides this imagery in its greatest detail. Since Mariner 10 only photographed the western hemisphere, there is only a map for half of the planet. In addition, this layer includes the names and locations of craters and other classified features, generally named after renowned composers, artists or authors.

Download Mercury Add-on


Messenger Update

This update adds high resolution surface imagery from the current Mercury Messenger Mission.

It should be installed after the Mercury Add-on above.

Download Mercury Messenger Update

Forum Page for the Mercury Add-on

The surface of Mercury.