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BepiColombo meeting attendees view the Mercury Planetary Orbiter

BepiColombo meeting attendees view the Mercury Planetary Orbiter


Date: 27 January 2015
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: Proto-flight model of the Mercury Planetary Orbiter
Copyright: ESA – A. Le Floc'h

The proto-flight model of the BepiColombo Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) in the test centre at ESA's European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC) in Noordwijk, the Netherlands. In the galleries above the spacecraft, researchers attending the BepiColombo Science Operations Working Group meeting, held at ESTEC in January 2015, are viewing the orbiter.

The BepiColombo mission consists of two orbiters: the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO), developed by ESA, and the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO), developed by JAXA.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
13-Jun-2024 07:24 UT

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