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Small-satellite nickel-hydrogen power applications
Author(s): William Dean Cook
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Paper Abstract

Ni-H batteries have been developed for small satellites; these yield 2-20 A-hr capacities at competitive cost while retaining the long life/high reliability characteristics required for satellite applications. The RNHC-6-1 cell design presently discussed will be used by the USAF's experimental APEX small satellite and the Sea Star small satellite, where it will yield a 6 A-hr, 2.5 V capacity.

Paper Details

Date Published: 10 August 1992
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 1691, Small Satellite Technologies and Applications II, (10 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.138026
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William Dean Cook, Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1691:
Small Satellite Technologies and Applications II
Brian J. Horais, Editor(s)

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