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BepiColombo flight control team take flyby selfie

Written by  Thursday, 09 April 2020 06:14
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A few members of the BepiColombo flight control team manage to monitor the spacecraft's Earth flyby, maintain strict social distancing and grab a team selfie all at the same time.

The ESA/JAXA BepiColombo mission completed its first flyby on 10 April, as the spacecraft came less than 12 700 km from Earth’s surface at 06:25 CEST, steering its trajectory towards the final destination, Mercury.


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