This image provided by NASA is the first image of Mercury taken from orbit with the MESSENGER spacecraft’s Narrow Angle Camera (NAC). MESSENGER’s camera system, the Mercury Dual Imaging System, ... more 
This image provided by NASA is the first image of Mercury taken from orbit with the MESSENGER spacecraft’s Narrow Angle Camera (NAC). MESSENGER’s camera system, the Mercury Dual Imaging System, has two cameras: the Narrow Angle Camera and the Wide Angle Camera. On March 17, 2011 (March 18, 2011, UTC), MESSENGER became the first spacecraft to orbit the planet Mercury. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By NASA
Thu, Mar 31, 2011 12:17 AM EDT