An image of the perovskite samples inside the MISSE Platform installed on the exterior of the International Space Station. Credit: NASA

10-Month Voyage Proves Solar Cell Material Survives, Thrives in Space

Dr. Lyndsey McMillon-Brown was hoping to see anything but mustard yellow. When the NASA research electrical engineer clicked open the photo of a small sample — a swatch of film no bigger than a sticky note — she let out a cheer. The film was still dark black after spending … [continued]