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BepiColombo spacecraft in orbit around Mercury

BepiColombo spacecraft in orbit around Mercury

Date: 17 January 2011
Copyright: ESA

BepiColombo consists of two spacecraft that will orbit Mercury. The Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO) follows a larger orbit and investigates the planet's magnetic field. The Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) traces a lower orbit and is designed to study the planet itself.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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