Accession Number : AD0711592

Title :   EVALUATION PROGRAM FOR SECONDARY SPACECRAFT CELLS. SYNCHRONOUS ORBIT TESTING OF GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 6.0 AMPERE-HOUR NICKEL-CADMIUM CELLS,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AMMUNITION DEPOT CRANE IND QUALITY EVALUATION DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Christy,D. E.

Report Date : 14 AUG 1970

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : The purpose of the evaluation program was reported in the document to gather performance information concerning sealed nickel-cadmium cells operating under a synchronous orbit regime. Such a regime simulates a space satellite maintaining a position over a fixed point on earth as the earth rotates on its axis and revolves about the sun. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STORAGE BATTERIES, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS), (*SPACECRAFT COMPONENTS, STORAGE BATTERIES), TEMPERATURE, COLD WEATHER TESTS, NICKEL, CADMIUM, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS)

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE