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MTM on the move

MTM on the move

Date: 30 August 2018
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: Mercury Transfer Module
Location: Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA/CNES/Arianespace/Optique vidéo du CSG – P.Baudon

The BepiColombo Mercury Transfer Module, MTM, moving between facilities at Europe's Spaceport in Kourou. Together with JAXA's Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter and ESA's Mercury Planetary Orbiter, the modules spent the first part of the launch campaign in the 'processing area' before moving to the 'fuelling integration area' where the chemical propulsion fuelling activities will take place.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
30-May-2024 11:56 UT

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