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Last updated on 25 Oct. 2012
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  The 20th MMO Design Meeting
  (15/Oct./2012)
The 20th MMO Design Meeting was held on 15 October in ISAS Sagamihara Campus.
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  MMO ETB (Electrical Test Bench) in Germany
  (2012/10/1-18)
  We brought electrical ground support equipments (EGSEs) such as the MMO simulator to Astrium Co., Friedrichshafen, which is located in the south part of Germany. Command sending, etc. were tested from 1st to 18th October.
MMO Astrium 1 MMO suitcase (rack) was took out of a wooden box for aircargo transportation. Heavy weight of the rack made us use a crane when taking it out of the box.
  BepiColombo 9th Science Working Team (SWT) meeting
  (Stockholm, Sweden, 18-20 September 2012)
The 9th BepiColombo SWT Meeting was held in Stockholm, Sweden, 18-20 September 2012, which was followed by the BepiColombo SWG Meeting on 20 September.
9th SWT website   >>
  The 19th MMO Design Meeting and Science Working Group (SWG) Meeting
  (14-15/June/2012)
The 19th MMO Design Meeting and Science Working Group (SWG) Meeting were held on 14 and 15 June in ISAS Sagamihara Campus.
  EMC Test at Tsukuba
  (2012/mm/dd)
MMO EMC test 1 EMC test was performed in an electromagnetic anechoic chamber in Tsukuba during 5-6 February 2012.
MMO EMC test 2 An example of the EMC test configuration. Power cables are sheilded with aluminum so that electrical noises would not be produced.
  The 18th MMO Design Meeting and Science Working Group (SWG) Meeting
  (2-3/Feb./2012)
The 18th MMO Design Meeting and Science Working Group (SWG) Meeting were held on February 2 and 3 in ISAS Sagamihara Campus.
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BepiColombo, a cooperative mission by Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) / Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS) and European Space Agency (ESA), will explore Mercury, the planet closest to the Sun. ISAS/JAXA is building one of the main spacecraft, the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO), and ESA will contribute the other, the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO).
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