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Polymer Battery Experiment (PBEX)

NSSDC ID: 2001-043B-03
Mission Name: Picosat 9

Description

The Polymer Battery Experiment (PBEX) demonstrates the charging and discharging characteristics of polymer batteries in the space environment. PBEX validates use of lightweight, flexible battery technology to decrease cost and weight for future military and commercial space systems. PBEX was developed by Johns Hopkins University.

Alternate Names

  • PBEX

Discipline

  • Engineering: None assigned

Additional Information

Questions or comments about this experiment can be directed to: Dr. Dieter K. Bilitza.

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