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29.5% efficiency space-grade solar cells

Max voltage: 4.66 V

Max current: 517 mA

Series or parallel connection of multiple panels

1U Solar Panel X/Y


Power in space

Our 1U Solar Panel X/Y utilizes two highly efficient triple junction solar cells. The X/Y Solar Panel supports multiple integrated sensors and is fully compliant with the CubeSat standard. The high power generation capabilities, radiation and temperature resilience of the solar panel ensure smooth space operations. The 1U Solar Panel X/Y has flight heritage.

Included with this product

  • 5 hours of engineering support
  • Packed in a custom box
  • Full warranty
  • Technical information (Datasheet)

Technical Specifications

  • Efficiency 29.5%
  • Triple Junction Solar Cells InGaP/GaAs/Ge for Space Applications
  • Internal By-pass diode for reverse bias protection
  • Fully qualified under ESA Standard ECSS E ST20-08C for LEO and GEO orbit
  • Solar cells thickness 150 μm ± 20 μm
  • Very low solar cell mass (81-89 mg/cm2)
  • High Radiation Resistance
  • Cover glass
  • Gyroscope (Optional)
  • Temperature Sensor (Accuracy: ±1.5°C from -25°C to 85°C (max), ±2.0°C from -55°C to 125°C (max))
  • Sun Sensor
  • Multiple panels can be connected in series or parallel
  • Plated, countersink mounting holes with ground connection
  • Connector for external magnetorquer
  • Max Voltage – 4.66V (for 2 cells)
  • Max Current – 517mA
  • PCB Thickness 1.6 mm
  • Available with integrated magnetorquer (MTQ)
  • Side solar panel mass: 44g (53g with MTQ)
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Qualification tests

Space qualification tests are performed on the Qualification Engineering Model. Qualification test levels and duration follow the ESA standard ECSS-E-ST-10-03C and GEVS: GSFC-STD-7000A.

Physical Properties
Thermal Cycling
Thermal Vacuum
Sinusoidal Vibration
Random Vibration
Pyroshock Test
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