MMO’s science instruments

MMO’s science instruments

Released

05/07/2017 9:15 am

Copyright

ESA/ATG medialab

Description

The science instruments of BepiColombo’s Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter. There are five instrument suites in total, several of which have multiple subsystems.

MDM: Mercury dust monitor
MAST-MGF/SC (MMO-MAG): Magnetometer / magnetic sensors
MPPE: Mercury plasma particle experiment (MIA: Mercury Ion Analyser, HEP: High-energy particle; ENA: Energetic neutrals analyser; MSA: Mercury mass spectrum analyser)
MSASI: Mercury sodium atmospheric spectral imager
PWI: Plasma wave investigation; (WPT: Wire probe antenna; MEFISTO: Mercury electric field in situ tool).

(In this view the MDM and some subsystems of MPPE are not visible; see this image for more details).

More information about MMO's instruments.

Rate this

  • Currently 5 out of 5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Rating: 5/5 (2 votes cast)

Thank you for rating!

You have already rated this page, you can only rate it once!

Your rating has been changed, thanks for rating!

Views

366