CubeSat 1.5U Solar Panel X/Y MTQ

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CubeSat 1.5U Solar Panel X/Y MTQ

  • 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;
  • Dipole momentum: min 0.15 Am2;
  • 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;
  • Optimal Voltage 1: 6.99 V (3.61W);
  • Optimal Voltage 2: 4.66 V (3.21W);
  • PCB Thickness 1.6 mm;
  • Side solar panel weight: 79 g;
  • Integrated magnetorquer;
  • 2 internal copper layers 75 μm;

Included with 1.5U Solar Panel X/Y MTQ

Package

Metal box

Engineering Support

5 hours

Tech and User information

USB Drive

Qualification tests – information coming soon

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

Functional Test
Random Vibration
Sinusoidal Vibration
Pyroshock Test

Thermal Cycling
Thermal Vacuum
Total Ionizing Dose – planned in the coming weeks

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