TITLE

UK firm lands NASA contract

AUTHOR(S)
Bush, Steve
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Electronics Weekly;10/12/2005, Issue 2213, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that National Aeronautics and Space Administration has chosen AEA Technology PLC based in Great Britain to supply the battery for the Solar Dynamics Observatory spacecraft, in a contract estimated to be worth $1.9m. The 120Ah lithium-ion battery is designed to power to the geostationary spacecraft ten years. The SDO battery will contain Sony cells with AEA providing the cell conditioning, selection and electronics expertise.
ACCESSION #
18696194

 

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