1801 Nike Kobe AD EP Men's Basketball Shoes 922484-004Nike Air Jordan Retro 3 True Blue OG Size 9 Deadstock,NIKE DUNK LUX SP/DSM NIKELAB QS BLACK-BLACK SZ 9 [718766-001],[DEADSTOCK] Air Jordan 8 Retro - Size US 11Nike Kobe X Elite Low iD Multi-Color 802817-903 Men's Sz 11,Man's/Woman's Nike Flyknit Racer Multicolor Rainbow 2.0 Men's 7.5 526628-304 Women's sz 9 feature Bright colors Fashion dynamic WA219,Nike Air Vapormax Flyknit 2.0 Red Orbit Obsidian Navy Total Orange AR5406-600Nike Air Jordan 11 XI 2011 Retro Concord Bred Black White 378037-107 Size 8Man's/Woman's Lebron 15 Rust Pink Size 9 superior New in stock German Outlets,Nike Gyakusou Undercover Zoom Fly Size 7.5,Nike Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG G8RD Size 11.5 Gatorade Lemon Lime AJ5997 345 ,NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE ONE PRM 575420-003 SIZE 11.5 SAFARI,Nike Air Vapormax Plus Mens 924453-403 Game Royal Orange Running Shoes Size 9,DS NIKE 2010 GENUINE LEATHER MONOTONE AIR FORCE 1 IGUANA 10 MAX TRAINER I 180Gentlemen/Ladies Nike AIR MAX 97 UL '17 HAL BLACK/DARK HAZEL-MEDIUM OLIVE AH9945-001 elegant Online Preferred boutique VA1346Nike Air Max 270 White Photo Blue Limited Training Running Men's AH8050-105,Nike Air Max 97 PRM QS Camo Country Pack ITALY AJ2614-202, US Men’s Size 12,NIKE AIR VAPORMAX FLYKNIT 2 RACER BLUE 942842 400 US MENS SZ 7-12,Air Jordan 1 Retro High OG - CHOOSE SIZE - 555088-001 Banned Bred Red White I Hi,Nike Air Jordan XX2 XXII 22 size 11 DS NEW NIB Countdown Pack CDP basketball,Flyknit Racer multicolor 2.0 deadstock sz 11,BNIB Nike SB Dunk High Humidity US 7.5 Gold Black AV4168-776,NIKE HYPERVENOM PHINISH NJR FG size 11 Air jordan black cement soccer cleatGentlemen/Ladies Nike Air Max 95 Glacier Blue Mens AQ7981-100 White Running Shoes Size 10.5 durable Won highly appreciated and widely trusted at home and abroad Strong heat and heat resistance BG61737,2005 Nike Air Max 95 BLACK VARSITY RED COOL GREY WHITE CHILI 609048-062 Sz 10,Nike Air VaporMax Inneva "Rainbow" Men Size 11.5 DS Condition 10/10,Air Jordan 32 Chinese New Year; AJ6331-042,Nike air max 1 "SAFARI" size 9,2012 NIKE AIR JORDAN XI 11 LOW CHERRY WHITE VARSITY RED sz 12 iv v vi 3 4 5 6,New NIKE Air Jordan CP3.lll 2009 Size 10 US 385208 051,
Nike Air Foamposite Pro AS QS Swoosh Pack Size 8-12 All Star Grey AO0817-001,

Nike Air Size Max 270 Dusty Cactus AH8050 001 Mens Size Air 8-11 Brand New 6eb10d

BepiColombo marks 3rd mission to solar system's smallest planet

By Emilee Speck - Digital journalist
Air Jordan Cork White Nike ID Spizike 12 Limited Edition 650654 992 New York NYC,

Hi Mercury, it’s been a while. Almost four years after the last mission to the planet closest to the sun –intentionally-- crashed into the planet’s surface, Europe and Japan are preparing to launch BepiColombo, a two-part spacecraft to orbit Mercury.

NASA’s Mariner 10 spacecraft was the first to flyby and capture close images of Mercury in 1974. More than 30 years later, NASA launched Messenger, the first spacecraft to successfully orbit and map Mercury’s surface. That mission ended in 2015.

More News Headlines

BepiColombo is a joint mission between the European Space Agency (ESA) and the Japan Space Exploration Agency, known as JAXA. The spacecraft is slated to launch Oct. 19 at 9:45 p.m. ET from the French Guiana on the European workhorse rocket Ariane 5. Watch the launch live here.

The spacecraft actually has two orbiters, one from each space agency. ESA’s Mercury Planetary Orbiter has instruments designed to study the planet’s interior, composition and magnetic field. JAXA’s Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter, nicknamed Mio, will study the planet’s magnetic field and Mercury’s atmosphere.

Mio means waterway or fairway in Japanese and is a fitting name for the spacecraft.

"Markers called mio-tsukushi were posted to guide boats sailing at rivers and sea," according to the JAXA website. "In traditional Japanese poetry, mio-tsukushi interchangeably means working hard without giving up. This describes the diligent and tenacious spirit of the MMO project team who never ceases to challenge."

After launch, the combo spacecraft will first make flybys for Earth, Venus and the sun as it picks up speed before making the first flyby of Mercury in 2021.

What challenges will BepiColombo face?

Mercury is the fastest planet in our solar system; it whips around the sun every 88 days. Compared to Earth’s 365-day orbit, that’s very fast. However, one day on Mercury takes 59 Earth days because of its slow rotation.

Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, but not the hottest. Because of its its proximity to the sun, it's difficult to observe with ground telescopes and hard to reach via spacecraft.

To reach its destination the spacecraft will use a trajectory theory created by the Italian astrophysicist BeiColombo is named after. Dr. Giuseppe "Bepi" Colombo suggested a mission could reach Mercury by using a gravity-assist swing-by of Venus. The spacecraft will make several of these flybys.

To insure BepiColombo is ready for the seven-year voyage, it's equipped with a solar-electric propulsion system. It will be protected from the sun by a shield-like structure called known as MOSIF.



Will the mission find life?
It’s unlikely. No evidence has been found to indicate any life yet on the small planet. According to NASA, it’s not a great life-supporting candidate. The daytime temperatures can reach 800 degrees and then drop to negative 290 degrees at night.

Also, the atmosphere is very thin. Any atoms on Mercury’s surface don’t stand a chance against solar wind.

Copyright 2018 by WKMG ClickOrlando - All rights reserved.

NIKE AIR FORCE 1 FOAMPOSITE CUP CUPSOLE AH6771 002 LIGHT CARBON/BLACK SIZE 11,