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APSA - A new generation of photovoltaic solar arraysThis paper provides details on the Advanced Photovoltaic Solar Array (APSA) wing design, fabrication, and testing. The impact of array size change on performance and mechanical characteristics is discussed. Projections for future performance enhancements that may be expected through the use of advanced solar cells presently under development are examined.
Document ID
19890059343
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Stella, P. M. (California Institute of Technology Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, United States)
Kurland, R. M. (TRW, Inc. Space and Technology Group, Redondo Beach, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
August 14, 2013
Publication Date
July 1, 1989
Subject Category
SPACECRAFT PROPULSION AND POWER
Report/Patent Number
AIAA PAPER 89-2271
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other