Tag: BepiColumbo

  • Arianespace successfully launches BepiColumbo

    Arianespace successfully launched the European Space Agency (ESA) & Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) BepiColumbo spacecraft toward Mercury. The mission comprises two spacecraft: the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) and the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO). This is the first European spacecraft to head to Mercury and will spend 7+ years traveling to the planet before entering…