CubeSat 3U Solar Panel X/Y

29.5% efficiency Space-grade solar cells
Fully qualified under ESA Standard
for LEO and GEO orbit
Weight: 127 g
Series or parallel connection of multiple panels
High accuracy gyroscope, temp and sun sensors
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CubeSat 3U Solar Panel X/Y

  • 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;
  • Optimal Voltage – 16.31 V (for 7 cells);
  • Optimal Current – 517 mA;
  • PCB Thickness 1.6 mm;
  • Side solar panel weight: 127 g;

Included with 3U Solar Panel X/Y


Custom box

Engineering Support

5 hours

Tech info


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


Download the datasheet with complete technical specifications of 3U Solar Panel X/Y

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