Bepi Colombo

BepiColombo is a joint mission of ESA and JAXA to the planet Mercury. The mission comprises of two satellites launched together: the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (MPO) and Mio (Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter, MMO). The mission will perform a comprehensive study of Mercury, including characterisation of its magnetic field, magnetosphere, and both interior and surface structure. It was launched on the 20th October 2018 at 01:45 UTC, with an arrival at Mercury planned for December 2025, after a flyby of Earth, two flybys of Venus, and six flybys of Mercury.

The very first signal from Bepi Colombo received at uhf-satcom.com on 20-10-2018 at 07:22Z

Bpc 201018

Bpc1 201018

Bpc2 201018

Bpc3 201018

A few more FFT's and signal strength plots are shown below, these will be added to as the mission progresses.