BepiColombo arrives at Europe’s Spaceport 11 May 2018
BepiColombo arrives at Europe’s Spaceport 11 May 2018 The spacecraft of the BepiColombo mission to Mercury have arrived safely at Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, marking the start of six months of preparation to ready the craft for launch.
BepiColombo gets green light for launch site09 March 2018
BepiColombo gets green light for launch site09 March 2018 Europe’s first mission to Mercury will soon be ready for shipping to the spaceport to begin final preparations for launch.
Preparing for Mercury: BepiColombo stack completes testing 06 July 2017 ESA’s Mercury spacecraft has passed its final test in launch configuration, the last time it will be stacked like this before being reassembled at the launch site next year.
Call for media: Last chance to view ESA’s Mercury Explorer BepiColombo14 June 2017 Media representatives are invited to a briefing on BepiColombo, ESA and JAXA’s joint mission to Mercury, and to view the spacecraft before it leaves for Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana, for launch next year.
ESA BR-335 BepiColombo19 May 2017
ESA BR-335 BepiColombo19 May 2017 BepiColombo is Europe’s first mission to Mercury, and consists of two scientific orbiters: ESA’s Mercury Planetary Orbiter and JAXA’s Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter. It will study all aspects of Mercury, from the structure and dynamics of its magnetos...