Second helpings of Mercury

Second helpings of Mercury

Science & Exploration 24/06/2022 43911 views 55 likes The ESA/JAXA BepiColombo mission has made its second gravity assist of planet Mercury, capturing new close-up images as it steers closer towards Mercury orbit in 2025.  The closest approach took place at 09:44 UTC (11:44 CEST) on 23 June 2022, about 200 km above the planet’s surface. …

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