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MTM thermal blankets

MTM thermal blankets

Date: 14 June 2018
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: MTM and MPO
Location: Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA–B.Guillaume

The BepiColombo Mercury Transfer Module (MTM) is fitted with multi-layer insulation and high-temperature thermal blankets to prepare for the extreme conditions during the journey to Mercury. The Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) can be seen in the background.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
6-Jul-2022 04:02 UT

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