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Planetary Ion Camera

Planetary Ion Camera : PICAM is a spectrometer dedicated to the measurement of the ion in Mercury’s exosphere. PICAM is part of a set of instruments named SERENA which have been selected for the forthcoming ESA space mission Bepi-Colombo . The LATMOS is responsible of the conception of the detector and of the design of the electrostatic optic.


PICAM instrument for the Bepi-Colombo mission