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Completing the BepiColombo stack

Completing the BepiColombo stack

Date: 19 September 2018
Satellite: BepiColombo
Depicts: MMO, MPO and MTM
Location: Kourou, French Guiana
Copyright: ESA/CNES/Arianespace/Optique vidéo du CSG – P.Baudon

Engineers lower the BepiColombo "mini-stack" comprising ESA's Mercury Planetary Orbiter and JAXA's Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter towards the Mercury Transfer Module to complete the spacecraft stack.

The radiator side of the Mercury Planetary Orbiter faces the viewer in this orientation.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
1-Jul-2022 05:09 UT

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