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BepiColombo Mercury Planetary Orbiter on the WM50/6 test system

BepiColombo Mercury Planetary Orbiter on the WM50/6 test system


Date: 10 May 2012
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: Mercury Planetary Orbiter on the WM50/6 test system
Location: Hydra cleanroom, European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), the Netherlands
Copyright: ESA/Anneke Le'Floch

BepiColombo Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) on the WM50/6 mass properties test system in the 'Hydra' cleanroom at ESA's European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

The WM50/6 was used to measure the position of the spacecraft centre of gravity along the lateral (horizontal, in this configuration) axes and the moment of inertia about the longitudinal (vertical) axis.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
9-Mar-2021 11:29 UT

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