Mission to Mercury – level 1
Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system. It is also the closest to the sun. ESA (the European Space Agency) and Japan want to study the planet.
They build a spacecraft. Its name is BepiColombo. People move it to South America. There is a European spaceport there. BepiColombo will leave to space in October from there.
Going to Mercury is not easy. It will take seven years. It is even harder than going to Pluto. The sun is the problem. Its gravity is very powerful.
Difficult words: will (in the future), gravity (the power of planets and stars, the power which pulls things to the planets and stars), powerful (strong).
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