Electrical Power – Hubble Design – Science@NASA

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The Hubble Space Telescope requires electricity to power its science instruments, computers, heaters, transmitters, and other electronic equipment. To fulfill that need, Hubble’s electrical power system produces, stores, controls, and distributes electrical energy for the entire spacecraft. The major components of the electrical power system are the solar arrays, batteries, power control unit, power distribution units, and their supporting electronics.

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