OHB Italia contributing to exploration of Mercury: SERENA instrument launched on-board BepiColombo

Bremen, October 22, 2018. On October 20th at 3.45 a.m. (CEST), the BepiColombo mission from the European Space Agency was successfully launched from spaceport Kourou, French Guyana, with an Ariane 5 vehicle. BepiColombo is the first European mission to Mercury, which will provide measurements to allow unprecedented studies of composition, origin and dynamics of Mercury’s exosphere and polar deposits as well as of the structure and dynamics of Mercury’s magnetosphere.

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