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BepiColombo Launch & Cruise Phase
nogal
post Dec 18 2018, 08:09 PM
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ESA announced that BepiColombo has initiated its first thrust arc, which will last 2 months.
The ion thrusters' maximum planed thrust for the entire journey is 250 mN, equivalent to the pull of 250 ants (!) blink.gif
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post Dec 19 2018, 06:29 AM
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Great news. And a cool selfie.
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