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|Title: ||An update of the ground testing of the Li-ion batteries in support of JPL’s 2003 Mars Exploration Rover Mission|
|Authors: ||Smart, Marshall C.|
Ewell, R. C.
Whitcanack, L. D.
|Keywords: ||lithium ion batteries|
Mars Exploration Rovers (MER) Mission
Rover battery Assembly Unite (RBAU)
|Issue Date: ||26-Jun-2006 |
|Publisher: ||Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006.|
|Citation: ||4th International Energy Conversion Engineering Conference, San Diego, California, June 26 -29, 2006|
|Abstract: ||This paper provides further detail to previously reported results of the RBAU testing program, especially with regard to the life characteristics. To date, the lithium-ion batteries (fabricated by Lithion/Yardney, Inc.) have been demonstrated to far exceed the requirements defined by the mission, both on Mars and on the ground, and are projected to support an extended mission (> 4 years).|
|Appears in Collections:||JPL TRS 1992+|
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