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ELECTRICAL POWER SUBSYSTEM [1 record]

Record 1 2007-01-18

English

Subject field(s)
  • Spacecraft
CONT

The Electrical Power Subsystem [RADARSAT-2] is responsible for generating, storing, and regulating electrical power for the satellite. Power is generated from the two solar array wings, each consisting of three panels. The solar panels are designed to generate 2400 watts at end-of-life. Power is stored on-board in a Nickel-Hydrogen battery.

OBS

The spacecraft is comprised of three major sub-systems: the bus module, the payload module, and the extendible support structure.

OBS

electrical power subsystem; EPS: term and abbreviation officially approved by the RADARSAT-2 Official Approval Group (ROAG).

French

Domaine(s)
  • Engins spatiaux
CONT

Sous-système électrique de satellite.

OBS

Le circuit électrique [de RADARSAT-2] sert à la génération, au stockage et à la régulation électrique du satellite. Ce circuit comporte deux ailes solaires constituées chacune de trois panneaux capables de générer en tout temps 2400 watts d'électricité. À bord du satellite, l'énergie est emmagasinée dans une pile nickel-hydrogène.

OBS

sous-système électrique; EPS : terme et abréviation uniformisés par le Groupe de travail de la terminologie de RADARSAT-2 (GTTR).

Spanish

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