Accession Number:

AD0854941

Title:

Large Retractable Solar Cell Array

Descriptive Note:

Quarterly technical rept. no. 4, 24 Mar-29 Jun 1969

Corporate Author:

HUGHES AIRCRAFT CO EL SEGUNDO CA SPACE SYSTEMS DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-07-01

Pagination or Media Count:

59.0

Abstract:

Presented are detailed drawings of the orientation mechanism in corporation of reference solar cell and solar cell modules of 8 and 12-mil cells in the solar panel design, detail drawings of the drum mechanism and solar array, and all electronic circuit detail design. Breadboards of the solar panel switch and charge current controller were built and tested over anticipated orbital temperature extremes.

Subject Categories:

  • Electric Power Production and Distribution
  • Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE