BepiColombo MPO in the LSS
Date: 13 September 2011
Depicts: Mercury Planetary Orbiter
Location: Test Centre, ESTEC
The Structural and Thermal Model (STM) of the BepiColombo Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) in the Large Space Simulator (LSS) at ESA's Test Centre in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. The MPO is mounted on the LSS gimbal stand / spin box and levelling table that support, orient, rotate and level the spacecraft during testing. The MPO is being prepared for thermal-balance testing.
Last Update: 1 September 2019