Accession Number:

AD0741524

Title:

Space Electric Power Plants. Part I (Litsom k Solntsu),

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ARMY FOREIGN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER CHARLOTTESVILLE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1972-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

The theoretical aspect of solar power plants of Soviet spacecraft is explained by Lidorenko, an expert in the field of rechargeable power sources. Development of solar batteries for Lunokhod-1 solves new problems. The type of semiconductor chosen performs well in the 100-150C and withstands vigorous cooling. The semiconductor passed through a lunar eclipse intact when the cover of the Lunokhod was left open. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution
  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE