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Space solar cells, batteries and power control for crossing the Atlantic
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- Title Space solar cells, batteries and power control for crossing the Atlantic
- Released 02/11/2005 12:06 pm
- Copyright Photos:Th. Martinez, animation: ESA
The yacht ProForm due to participate in the Transat Jacques Vabre race in November 2005, is powered by three technologies transferred from European space programmes: more efficient than standard available solar cells for generating electricity, lighter batteries for electricy storage, and an energy power management system for its optimal use.
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