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BepiColombo stack – without sunshield

BepiColombo stack – without sunshield


Date: 23 May 2017
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: Flight model stack
Location: European Space Research and Technology Centre (ESTEC), Noordwijk, the Netherlands
Copyright: ESA–C. Carreau, CC BY-SA IGO 3.0

The BepiColombo stack seen on its vertical integration stand in ESA's test centre, in May 2017.

From bottom to top: the Mercury Transfer Module (MTM), sitting on top of a cone-shaped adapter, and with one folded solar array including red protective cover visible to the left; the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO), with the folded solar array protected with a red cover; and the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO), with its deployable high-gain antenna (the white dish) visible on top.

 
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Last Update: 1 September 2019
21-May-2022 12:01 UT

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