Accession Number : AD0736471

Title :   Simulated Orbital Life Tests for Spacecraft Cells. Part I. Procedures and Manually Acquired Data.

Descriptive Note : Special technical rept.,

Corporate Author : BATTELLE COLUMBUS LABS OHIO

Personal Author(s) : Roeger,Earl A. , Jr. ; McCallum,John ; Miller,Gerald H.

Report Date : JAN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 111

Abstract : Information concerned with the life testing of sealed nickel-cadmium cells is presented under conditions which simulate both sychronous (24 hours) and polar (5.31 hours) spacecraft orbital applications. The report describes the life tests, records how cells were selected and conditioned for test groups, and summarizes all the manually acquired data. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*STORAGE BATTERIES, RELIABILITY(ELECTRONICS)), (*SPACECRAFT COMPONENTS, STORAGE BATTERIES), ALKALINE BATTERIES, TEST METHODS, SPACE ENVIRONMENTS, NICKEL, CADMIUM

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE