Solar Panel, Satellite, IUE, Test Unit

Solar Panel, Satellite, IUE, Test Unit

     

This is one of the two full-size mock-up solar panels that were used as part of integration tests in building the International Ultraviolet Explorer. Built at Goddard Space Flight Center to test integration and fit of the equipment to be carried on the mission. The IUE satellite with its solar panels was transferred in March 1983 from NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center

Type
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Electrical Power

Materials
Aluminum, aluminum-coated Mylar
Dimensions
3-D: 457.2cm (15 ft.)

This is one of the two full-size mock-up solar panels that were used as part of integration tests in building the International Ultraviolet Explorer. Built at Goddard Space Flight Center to test integration and fit of the equipment to be carried on the mission. The IUE satellite with its solar panels was transferred in March 1983 from NASA's Goddard Spaceflight Center.

Transferred from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
NASA, Goddard Space Flight Center

Type
SPACECRAFT-Unmanned-Electrical Power

Materials
Aluminum, aluminum-coated Mylar
Dimensions
3-D: 457.2cm (15 ft.)

ID: A19830128002