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Re: AO-40 Update, 2004-02-03

Hi Kevin,

> " The Main Battery is composed of 20 cells of 40 Ahr capacity, for a 22-28 VDC 
> supply. These rectangular cells are from a terrestrial application, but have 
> been very well characterized for space service."   rectangular cells....

This is *exactly* what we are flying as the main battery.
They were also space rated, but are not commercially available.

73s Peter DB2OS

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