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BepiColombo sunshield

BepiColombo sunshield

Date: 16 June 2018
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: MOSIF and MTM
Location: Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA–B.Guillaume

The Magnetospheric Orbiter Sunshield and Interface Structure (MOSIF) that will protect the JAXA Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter en route to Mercury is seen here in the foreground, while the ESA Mercury Transfer Module (MTM) that will carry the two orbiters to Mercury is in the background.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
7-Jul-2022 04:29 UT

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