Nike Air Max 95 SneakerBoot Dark Loden/ Black-Cargo Khaki 806809-300 Sz 8.5,NIKE LEBRON XV MEN'S BASKETBALL SHOES PHOTO BLUE 897648 400,Nike Air Force 1 Low Black History Month Equality AQ2125-001 BHM SZ 7.5 ,Nike Air Max 95 Essential Men’s Running Cross Training Sneakers 749766-601 SZ 13,Nike Air Max 90 Ultra 2.0 Flyknit Mens 875943-600 Crimson Running Shoes Size 10Nike Lebron 13 Premium BHM Black History Month 828377-910 8-14 12 1 8 zoom,Mens Nike Kobe AD 922482-002 Glacier Grey Brand New Size 8Nike Air Force 1 High “Crayola” Sneakers Athletic Skateboard Basketball Shoe,Nike Air Foamposite One Legion Green/Black Men's Basketball Shoes 314996-301SUPREME 17 AW AIR HUMARA '17 / SUPREME 924464-400 sneaker BLUE US 12.5,Men's/Women's NIKE LEBRON SOLDIER 10 TB 844380-401 Special purchase Beautiful appearance Recommended todayNike Air Diamond Turf Size 8.5 Brand New TRIED ON "Deep Emerald" Deion Sanders,Nike Air Zoom Mariah Flyknit Racer Mens Lifestyle Running Shoes Pick 1,2018 Nike Air Jordan Retro 1 High OG SZ 13 Game Royal Blue Alternate 555088-403,Gentleman/Lady nike vapor street flyknit Size 9.5 selling price High quality and economy The first batch of customers' comprehensive specifications,NEW PREORDER: 10/13/18 KYRIE 4 HALLOWEEN 943806-012 BLACK RAGE GREEN SIZE 9-12::,NIKE Zoom Rival SD 2 Mens 685134-017,Nike Air Jordan Retro 13s Size 10 378037 003,DS MENS NIKE AIR FOAMPOSITE PRO PREMIUM YEEZY PURE PLATINUM 616750 003 SZ 17,Gentleman/Lady Nike Air Jordan 6 Retro Gatorade Modern and elegant fashion Beautiful Seasonal hot sale,Nike Air Vapormax 2018 Flyknit (Black) Running Athletic Sport Classic Gym,Sz 11 Nike Air Force Premium 07 Mr Baltimore 315180-211 Green WhiteNike Kobe XI 11 Mamba Day QS iD Seattle Seahawks Blue Green SZ 9.5 (865773-996),Gentlemen/Ladies Lebron X 10 JADE Size 11.5 Good design Sufficient supply Extreme speed logistics,Nike Free RN Flyknit 2018 [942838-300] Men Running Shoes Cargo Khaki/Platinum,Gentlemen/Ladies Dolphin Pennys V size 11.5 Year-end special promotions New in stock unique,Nike Lebron 8 Christmas Pre Owned Size 12 Mens,NIKE AIR JORDAN I 1 RETRO 616369-195 '95 TXT WHITE BLACK DARK CONCORD SZ 7.5Nike SF AF1 HI Special Field Air Force 1 Orange SAMPLE RARE AA1128-800 Men Sz 9,SALE 2018 NIKE AIR MAX 97 PLUS HYBRID MICA GREEN BARELY ROSE AH8144 300 NEW,
NIKE CLASSIC CORTEZ KM QS "KENNY MOORE ROYAL BROKEN FOOT" SZ 12 [943088-400],

Men’s Nike Sneakers Air Max NEW 120 Blue Size 9.5 NEW Max 6e1603

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

By Emilee Speck - Digital journalist
Man/Woman foamposite size 10 Modern technology the most economical Human border,

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 Max Penny 1 Game Royal Blue White Black Pinstripe Hardaway AV7948-400,