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BepiColombo MMO inside the LSS

Date: 04 October 2010
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: Thermal test model of the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter
Location: Large Space Simulator, ESTEC, Noordwijk, The Netherlands
Copyright: ESA/JAXA

BepiColombo's Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO) in the Large Space Simulator (LSS) at ESTEC, The Netherlands. The octagonal spacecraft is Japan's contribution to BepiColombo and will explore Mercury's magnetic field.

Last Update: 12 June 2015

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