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Mercury Transfer Module thruster floor

Date: 15 May 2014
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: Mercury Transfer Module thruster floor
Location: Thales Alenia Space, Turin, Italy
Copyright: ESA

The BepiColombo Mercury Transfer Module (MTM) ProtoFlight Model (PFM) thruster floor upon delivery to Thales Alenia Space in Turin for testing. The two-axis pointing systems for the four thrusters are installed; the thrusters themselves will be integrated while the MTM is at ESTEC, along with the rest of the flight model hardware for the electrical propulsion system.

Last Update: 22 July 2014

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