BepiColombo’s final glimpses of Earth

BepiColombo’s final glimpses of Earth

Series of final glimpses of Earth on 10 and 11 April 2020, as BepiColombo moved away from our planet after the gravity-assist flyby performed in the early hours of 10 April. The images, showing Earth as a receding crescent against the darkness of space, were captured...
BepiColombo’s last close-ups of Earth

BepiColombo’s last close-ups of Earth

A sequence of images taken by one of the MCAM on board of the European-Japanese Mercury mission BepiColombo as the spacecraft zoomed past the planet during its first and only Earth flyby. Images in the sequence were taken in intervals of a few minutes from 03:03 UTC...