Update: BepiColombo launch successful! We should have confirmation that all is well soon. Liftoff of #Ariane5! #BepiColombo Watch live: https://t.co/JVwQjT07a5 pic.twitter.com/r6pauaoQpn — ESA (@esa) October 20, 2018 Humanity is about to return to the hottest planet in the solar system. BepiColombo is a mission to Mercury conducted jointly by the European and Japanese space agencies,…

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