Accession Number : AD0770551

Title :   Evaluation Program for Secondary Spacecraft Cells. Synchronous Orbit Testing of General Electric Company 6.0 Ampere-Hour Sealed Nickel-Cadmium Cells,

Corporate Author : NAVAL AMMUNITION DEPOT CRANE IND QUALITY EVALUATION AND ENGINEERING LAB

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

Report Date : 15 OCT 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 47

Abstract : The purpose of this evaluation is 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.

Descriptors :   *Nickel cadmium batteries, *Spacecraft components, Performance(Engineering), Synchronous satellites, Electric current, Temperature, Space simulation chambers, Voltage, Sunlight

Subject Categories : Electrochemical Energy Storage
      Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE