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BepiColombo:#05: BepiColombo Planetary Orbiter and Transfer Module mated for first time

27 Apr 2012, 13:08 UTC
BepiColombo:#05: BepiColombo Planetary Orbiter and Transfer Module mated for first time
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The Structural and Thermal Models of the BepiColombo Mercury Planetary Orbiter and Mercury Transfer Module were mated for the first time on 11 April 2012. The mating was performed to accurately position the inter-module hardware on the transfer module.

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