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Post by Dragon Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:04 am

A spacecraft bound for Mercury beamed home stunning views of Earth during a crucial flyby conducted early today (April 10).

BepiColombo, a joint mission conducted by the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), is headed to our solar system's innermost planet. But to reach that destination, the spacecraft, which launched in October 2018, needs to conduct a complex sequence of nine different planetary flybys.

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Post by Dragon Mon Apr 20, 2020 12:06 am



The ESA/JAXA BepiColombo spacecraft completed a gravity assist maneuver with a close flyby of Earth on April 10, 2020. The spacecraft captured imagery of Earth on April 9 and 10 during its approach.


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