ESA unveiled its BepiColombo probe July 6 in The Netherlands. Shown above is the  Mercury Transfer Module (sitting on top of a cone-shaped adapter, and with one folded solar array visible to the right); the Mercury Planetary Orbiter (with the folded solar array seen towards the left, with red protective cover), and the Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter (MMO).
The Mercury Magnetospheric Orbiter's Sunshield and Interface Structure (MOSIF) that will protect the MMO during the cruise to Mercury is sitting on the floor to the right. Credit: ESA
MHI H3 Configurations
Hitomi / ASTRO-H
Hitomi / ASTRO-H
Hitomi / ASTRO-H
Hitomi / ASTRO-H
Hitomi / ASTRO-H
Hitomi / ASTRO-H
Hitomi / ASTRO-H
U.S. Ambassador Caroline Kennedy (center) visited Japan's Tanegashima Space Center during the February 2014 launch of the NASA-JAXA Global Precipitation Measurement Mission. Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls
Canadarm 2 and HTV