BepiColombo Mercury

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Published You Tube 9/2/15

BepiColombo is a joint mission of the European Space Agency (ESA) and JAXA to the planet Mercury. The mission comprises two satellites to be launched together: the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) and the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO). The mission will perform a comprehensive study on Mercury, including its magnetic field, magnetosphere, interior structure and surface. It is scheduled to launch in January 2017.

BepiColombo is named after Giuseppe "Bepi" Colombo

- Wikipedia, BepiColombo

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