Accession Number : AD0726407

Title :   Evaluation Program for Secondary Spacecraft Cells. Synchronous Orbit Testing of General Electric Company 12.0 Ampere-Hour Nickel-Cadmium Cells,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AMMUNITION DEPOT CRANE IND QUALITY EVALUATION DEPT

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

Report Date : 10 JUN 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 84

Abstract : The purpose is to gather performance information concerning sealed nickel-cadmium cells, with auxiliary electrodes, operating under a synchronous orbit regime. Such a regime simulates a space satellite maintaining a position over a fixed point on the earth as the earth rotates on its axis and revolves about the sun. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STORAGE BATTERIES, *SPACECRAFT COMPONENTS), (*ALKALINE BATTERIES, SPACECRAFT COMPONENTS), NICKEL, CADMIUM, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS), ACCEPTABILITY

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE