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
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE