October 2020

News on key developments at SupremeSAT, and general news on the Space and Satellite industry from across the web

BepiColombo to perform Venus flyby – Satellite News Digest

The ESA-JAXA BepiColombo mission is getting ready to fly by Venus. It will make a close approach of the planet on 15 October at 0358 UTC at a distance of approximately 10,720 km. Gravity assist flybys are needed to set the spacecraft on course for Mercury orbit. http://www.sat-nd.com/archive/?id=2020100700