Stories by Sharon Gaudin

NASA spacecraft closes in on Mercury, looking for ice

Armed with an array of six instruments for analysis, <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&amp;searchTerms=NASA">NASA</a>'s Messenger spacecraft is closing in on Mercury where it will take more than 1,200 pictures and hopefully help scientists figure out whether there is ice on the planet closest to the sun.