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An overview of the two ESA solar arrays just before they were rolled up during Servicing Mission 3B

An overview of the two ESA solar arrays just before they were rolled up during Servicing Mission 3B


Date: 02 March 2002
Depicts: The Hubble Space Telescope
Copyright: NASA

New rigid arrays were installed. The 'living', flexible structures of the European built arrays are easily seen. These solar panels have by far exceeded the expectations, both in terms of lifetime (65% longer life than specified) and in terms of performance (10% more output power than the expected).
Last Update: 1 September 2019
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