Galileo probe battery system

B.P. Dagarin, R.K. Taenaka, E.J. Stofel
1996 IEEE Aerospace and Electronic Systems Magazine  
At the Huntsville Hilton Hotel Huntsville, Alabama _' COP'LN0_ 1006 N_0|! [L[|TIOIICI Galileo Probe Battery System CONCLUSIONS NASA ARC HUGHES • Battery performance met mission requirements, with margin • Extensive ground-based and flight tests of batteries prior to Probe separation from Orbiter provided good prediction of actual entry performance at Jupiter • Li-SO= battery was an important choice for Probe's main power: -good energy density, -established manufacturing processes, -excellent
more » ... sses, -excellent energy retention in extended storage, -acceptable limit on voltage delay at start-up ACKNOWLEDGMENTS • The
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