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Repairing A Solar Array In Space

Here on Earth, solar power is one of the ultimate sources of off-grid electricity. Unless you’re in the far north and don’t get sunlight half the year or you’re somewhere that’s frequently cloudy, it’s a very dependable source of electricity that can be used to charge batteries and power everything … [continued]

Space Mission Tests NREL Perovskite Solar Cells

https://www.nrel.gov/news/features/2021/media/20210830-nasa-shutterstock-1061512492.mp4 Article courtesy of NREL. by Wayne Hicks On a clear night, Kaitlyn VanSant will be able to watch her work whiz by. Knowing the success of her project, however, will have to wait until her tiny, temporary addition to the International Space Station returns to Earth. “My family and I … [continued]