BepiColombo Completes First Mercury Flyby

The joint Japanese/European Space Agency’s Mercury mission encountered the innermost planet for the first time this past weekend.


Mercury (annotated) as seen from BepiColombo during Friday’s flyby. ESA

Welcome to Mercury. An ambitious mission completed its first flyby of its final destination this past Friday, as the joint JAXA/ESA BepiColombo made its first flyby of the innermost world.Read more