The Bepi Colombo spacecraft orbits Venus on its long way to Mercury.

There is a long and looping journey from Earth through the inner solar system Mercury, But sightseeing can make any long trip more exciting.

Swing past for planetary scientists, for our mysterious neighbor Fri. There is a very good scenery. And conveniently, Venus’s location makes it a powerful navigational tool for spacecraft to visit Mercury and the Sun: the spacecraft can carefully use the dance direction loop to adjust the depth of its solar system.