SIMBIO-SYS is an instrument of the BepiColombo Mission to Mercury.
It includes three optical channels driven by a common Main Electronics. The 3 channels form the Instrument Front End are identified as follows:
SIMBIO-SYS is developped by a consortium involving Italy and France.
Micro-Cameras & Space Exploration has completed breadboard and EM developments phases of HRIC and STC Proximity Electronics of SIMBIO-SYS.
The Proximity Electronics (PE) main functions are the following:
Micro-Cameras & Space Exploration is in charge of the developpement for LESIA of the firmware of the proximity electronics of the VIHI Instrument of the SIMBIO-SYS suite.