BepiColombo - the mission to Mercury
Emma has been working on the MIXS instrument since 2005 and became PI following the passing of Professor George Fraser.
Suzie is already studying Mercury's magnetosphere, using data from NASA’s MESSENGER mission.
Simon has been working on the MIXS instrument for eight years, initially as part of his PhD.
As an undergraduate student in 2003, Adrian worked on some of the initial calculations which were used to develop the MIX instrument.
Charly spent two years painstakingly testing the optics that form a vital part of the MIXS instrument.
Emeritus Professor Ken Pounds remembers his colleague who was the original PI on the MIXS instrument.