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The Most Powerful Ion Drive in Space Is Ready for Its to Visit Mercury


The BepiColombo mission to Mercury that left Earth on Oct. 19 has a long journey ahead of it, but the spacecraft just ticked off an important milestone. (Space.com) More More

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