The EnduroSat 3U Deployable Solar Array utilizes 14 highly efficient triple junction solar cells arranged into 1 fixed + 1 deployable panels.

The system is fully compliant with the CubeSat standard, and the deployable solar array can potentially double the energy generation capability of a satellite.

Technical Specifications

1 Fixed + 1 Deployable 3U Solar Panels

Hinge: Short side, 90 degrees

Dual burnwire deployment mechanism

14 Triple Junction Solar Cells InGaP/GaAs/Ge for Space Applications

Efficiency: 29.5 %

Internal By-pass diode for reverse bias protection

Fully qualified under ESA Standard ECSS E ST20-08C for LEO and GEO orbit

Solar cells thickness 150 μm ± 20 μm

Very low solar cell mass (81-89 mg/cm2)

High Radiation Resistance

Cover glass

Gyroscope (Optional)

Temperature Sensor (Accuracy: ±1.5°C from -25°C to 85°C (max), ±2.0°C from -55°C to 125°C (max)

Sun Sensor

Multiple arrays can be connected in series or parallel

Plated, countersink mounting holes with ground connection

Connector for external magnetorquer

Optimal Voltage – 16.31 V

Optimal Current – 1 A

Stowed configuration thickness: 6.2 mm

Total weight: < 300 g

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Last updated: 2021-09-13

3U Deployable Solar Array



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