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The BepiColombo Mercury Planetary Orbiter Mechanical and Propulsion Bus Proto-Flight Model inside the Phenix thermal vacuum facility

Date: 17 January 2013
Satellite: BepiColombo
Location: European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), the Netherlands
Copyright: ESA - Anneke Le Floc'h

The BepiColombo Mercury Planetary Orbiter Mechanical and Propulsion Bus (MPB) Proto-Flight Model inside the Phenix thermal vacuum facility. The MPB is surrounded by the thermal shroud system, which can be used to heat or cool the spacecraft.


Last Update: 24 March 2014

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