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MPO and MMO in launch configuration

Date: 23 August 2018
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: Mercury Planetary Orbiter and Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter
Location: Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA/CNES/Arianespace/Optique vidéo du CSG – J. Odang

ESA's Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO, bottom) and JAXA's Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO, top) being arranged in their launch configuration at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou.


Last Update: 08 October 2018

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