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Offline FighterJock

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BepiColumbo-Mercury Space Probe
« on: October 20, 2018, 08:24:37 am »
The BepiColombo space probe is heading towards Mercury after a successful launch at 02:45 BST.  It will take seven years for BepiColombo to reach Mercury.  BBC News article.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45838991

And this is the full launch of BepiColombo from the Arianespace official YouTube channel.




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Re: BepiColumbo-Mercury Space Probe
« Reply #1 on: October 21, 2018, 05:54:30 am »
BepiColombo has taken it's first selfie from space after being launched yesterday.

http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2018/10/BepiColombo_s_first_image_from_space


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Re: BepiColumbo-Mercury Space Probe
« Reply #2 on: October 21, 2018, 08:57:51 pm »
God speed little doodle.