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Results of the 1988 NASA/JPL balloon flight solar cell calibration program

Results of the 1988 NASA/JPL balloon flight solar cell calibration program

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Pasadena, Calif, [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Balloon flight.,
  • Calibrating.,
  • Solar cells.,
  • Standards.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementB.E. Anspaugh, R.S. Weiss.
    SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-182998.
    ContributionsWeiss, R. S., Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15406500M


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JPL Publication Results of the NASA/JPL Balloon Flight Solar Cell Calibration Program B. Anspaugh R. Weiss November 1, NASA National Aeronautics and Space Administration Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Institute of Technology Pasadena, CaliforniaAuthor: B.

Anspaugh, R. Weiss. The solar cell calibration talloon flight was successfully canpleted on Augmeeting all objectives of the program. mochrles vere carried to an altitude offt ( Lon). The calibrated cells can now be used as refererice Results of the 1988 NASA/JPL balloon flight solar cell calibration program book in simulator testing of cells and arrays.

Forty-eight i. Get this from a library. Results of the NASA/JPL balloon flight solar cell calibration program. [B E Anspaugh; R S Weiss; Jet Propulsion Laboratory (U.S.)]. Characterization of Production GaAs Solar Cells for Space, JPL PublicationDecem Anspaugh, B.

E., and R. Weiss, Results of the NASA IJPL Balloon Flight Solar Cell Calibration Program, JPL PublicationNovember 1, Atkinson, D. J., Knowledge-Based Diagnosis for Aerospace Systems. The solar cell calibration balloon Results of the 1988 NASA/JPL balloon flight solar cell calibration program book was successfully completed on August 7,meeting all objectives of the program.

Forty-eight modules were carried to an altitude ofResults of the 1988 NASA/JPL balloon flight solar cell calibration program book ( km). The calibrated cells can now be used as reference standards in simulator testing of cells and arrays.

The solar cell calibration balloon flight was successfully completed on August 7,meeting all objectives of the program. Results of the 1988 NASA/JPL balloon flight solar cell calibration program book Forty-eight modules were carried to an altitude offt.

The results of the experiment show that violet cells degrade at about the same rate as conventional cells in such an orbit. Balloon flight measurements show that violet solar cells produce Author: Edward Gaddy. The solar cell calibration balloon flight was completed on August 1, All objectives of the flight program were met.

Forty-one modules were carried to an altitude offt ( km). Introduction to solar motion geometry on the basis of a simple model Results of the NASA/JPL balloon flight solar cell calibration program at float altitude for two hours beyond solar. The JPL solar cell calibration program was conceived to produce reference standards for the purpose of properly setting solar simulator intensities.

The concept was to fly solar cells on a high-altitude balloon, measure their output at altitudes nearft, recover the cells. Results of the NASA/JPL Balloon Flight Solar Cell Calibration Program B. Anspaugh R. Weiss Novem NASA NationalAeronautics and Space Administration Jet Propulsion Laboratory California Instituteof Technology Pasadena,California (NA_A-CR-]',) RESULTS OF THF NA3AIJPL FIALLnUN FLTb£_,T SqLAR CrLL CALT_RATI_N PROGRA,_i.

Each calibration flight balloon was designed to carry its payload to an altitude of km ( kft). The R&D flight balloons were designed for a payload altitude of km ( kft). At the end of the flight period, the upper (solar cell calibration system) and lower (consolidated instrument package (DIP) payloads were separated from the balloon and descend via parachutes.

The solar cell calibration balloon flight was completed on Aug All objectives of the flight program were met. Forty-six modules were carried to an altitude offt ( km). Full I-V curves were measured on 19 of these modules, and output at a fixed load was measured on 27 modules.

This data was corrected toCited by: 1. Currently, two institutions, JPL-NASA in the USA [2] and CNES in France [3,4], are conducting, on a yearly basis, these calibration campaigns. The main differences between the two calibration institutes are the position of the cells, which in the case of JPL-NASA is mounted on the balloon apex and in the case of CNES, is a gondola hanging from.

The main differences between the two calibration institutes are the position of the cells, which in the case of JPL-NASA is mounted on the balloon apex and in the case of CNES, is a gondola hanging from the balloon.

the Solar Cell Calibration Experiment (SCCE) was conducted in two flights in high-altitude balloons were used, and. or the launch of an oversized, overweight solar panel. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) solar cell calibration program was conceived to produce reference standards for the purpose of accurately setting solar simulator intensities.

The concept was to fly solar cells on a high-altitude balloon Cited by: 1. a calibration balloon flight at least once a year. The flight was the 46th flight in this series.

The flight incorporated 40 solar cell modules from eight different participants. The payload included Si, amorphous Si, GaAs, and CdTe cells. The flight included 11 cells that were fitted with narrow bandpass filters at II different wavelengths. intensity. But as solar cell technology changes, the spectral response of the solar cells changes also, and reference standards using the new technology must be built and calibrated.

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