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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 3.0 IGO

The full BepiColombo stack seen in ESA's test centre in May 2017.

From bottom to top: the Mercury Transfer Module (sitting on a cone-shaped adapter, and with one folded solar array including protective cover visible to the left), the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (with the solar array seen towards the right, also folded with cover), and the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter.

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Last Update: 1 September 2019
7-Feb-2023 18:14 UT

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