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BepiColombo MTM thrusters

BepiColombo MTM thrusters

Date: 30 June 2018
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: Mercury Transfer Module
Location: Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA–B.Guillaume

Chemical propulsion thrusters of the BepiColombo Mercury Transfer Module (MTM), which will be used to perform attitude and orbital control manoeuvres during the seven planetary flybys at Earth, Venus and Mercury that will take the spacecraft to Mercury orbit. The red, labelled covers will be removed before launch.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
26-May-2024 03:19 UT

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