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Mercury Transfer Module

Mercury Transfer Module

Date: 15 October 2011
Satellite: BepiColombo
Location: Test Centre, ESTEC, Noordwijk, the Netherlands
Copyright: ESA

Following removal from its transport container, the Structural and Thermal Model (STM) of the BepiColombo Mercury Transfer Module is shown mounted on its multi-purpose trolley.

The primary task of the MTM is to provide solar-electric propulsion for the Mercury Composite Spacecraft (MCS) during the journey to Mercury.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
17-Jun-2024 22:34 UT

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