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BepiColombo in cruise configuration

Date: 28 April 2017
Satellite: BepiColombo
Copyright: ESA/ATG medialab

The Mercury Transfer Module (foreground, with two large solar wings) carries the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (middle, with one solar wing pointing up) and the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (hidden inside the solar shield, on the far side) to Mercury.

Note: a version of this image with a transparent background and a clean cut out of the spacecraft is available here [8000 × 4502 png, 5.4 MB].

Last Update: 05 July 2017

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