flight heritage module is featured in NASA state of the art report

29.5% efficiency space-grade solar cells

Max voltage: 4.66 V

Fully qualified under ESA Standard for LEO and GEO orbit

Series or parallel connection of multiple panels

High accuracy gyroscope, temperature and sun sensors

1U Solar Panel Z


Power in space

Our 1U Solar Panel Z utilizes two highly efficient triple junction solar cells. The solar panel supports multiple integrated sensors and it is compatible with the EnduroSat UHF Antenna II. The high power generation capabilities, radiation and temperature resilience ensure smooth space operations. The 1U Solar Panel Z component has flight heritage.

Included with this product

  • 5 hours of engineering support
  • Packed in a custom box
  • Full warranty
  • Technical information (Datasheet)

Technical Specifications

  • Efficiency 29.5%
  • Triple Junction Solar Cells InGaP/GaAs/Ge for Space Applications
  • 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 panels can be connected in series or parallel
  • Plated, countersink mounting holes with ground connection
  • Connector for external magnetorquer
  • Max Voltage – 4.66V (for 2 cells)
  • Max Current – 517mA
  • Z solar panel mass: 48g (58g with MTQ)
  • Available with integrated magnetorquer (MTQ)
  • PCB Thickness 1.6 mm
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Qualification tests

Space qualification tests are performed on the Qualification Engineering Model. Qualification test levels and duration follow the ESA standard ECSS-E-ST-10-03C and GEVS: GSFC-STD-7000A.

Physical Properties
Thermal Cycling
Thermal Vacuum
Sinusoidal Vibration
Random Vibration
Pyroshock Test
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