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Number: 244/172.7
Name: Aeronautics > Spacecraft > With solar panel
Description: Subject matter in which the structure or machine has a surface portion for receiving incident light and converting it to another usable form of energy.

Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
244/172.9 Having launch hold down means 23
244/172.8 Having solar concentrator 39

Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8683755 Directionally controlled elastically deployable roll-out solar array Apr. 1, 2014
8672272 Coating for prevention of electrostatic discharge within an equipment in a spatial environment Mar. 18, 2014
8674279 Independently powered solar tracker controlling device with program to select alternative source of power supply to assure functionality Mar. 18, 2014
8653784 System and method for relaying energy from a space transmitter to an electronic device via an earth station Feb. 18, 2014
8616502 Deployable solar panel assembly for spacecraft Dec. 31, 2013
8596581 Power generating and distribution system and method Dec. 3, 2013
8511616 Solar powered excess electron emission device Aug. 20, 2013
8496209 Device for deploying and aiming structural elements in a space environment Jul. 30, 2013
8403270 Canted solar array and method for using same Mar. 26, 2013
8387921 Self deploying solar array Mar. 5, 2013
8376282 Collapsible structures Feb. 19, 2013
8308111 Panel assembly for a space-based power generation system Nov. 13, 2012
8251315 Formation flight device intended for a solar coronagraphy mission Aug. 28, 2012
8242349 Planar solar concentrator Aug. 14, 2012
8152108 Solar array peak power extraction Apr. 10, 2012
8132762 Space based rotating film solar battery array Mar. 13, 2012
8119963 High efficiency counterbalanced dual axis solar tracking array frame system Feb. 21, 2012
8109472 Collapsible structures with adjustable forms Feb. 7, 2012
8074936 Power generating and distribution system and method Dec. 13, 2011
8066227 Deployable structures having collapsible structural members Nov. 29, 2011
8061660 Large-scale deployable solar array Nov. 22, 2011
7997532 Airborne power station Aug. 16, 2011
7980514 Solar array momentum control Jul. 19, 2011
7957854 Active vibration damping (AVD) system for precision pointing spacecraft Jun. 7, 2011
7938364 Apparatus and method for making optimal use of a photovoltaic array on an airborne power system May. 10, 2011
7922124 Power optimized system for electric propulsion stationkeeping geosynchronous spacecraft Apr. 12, 2011
7917256 Active vibration damping (AVD) system for precision pointing spacecraft Mar. 29, 2011
7900875 Power generating and distribution system and method Mar. 8, 2011
7806370 Large-scale deployable solar array Oct. 5, 2010
7762495 Solar powered aerial vehicle Jul. 27, 2010
7708228 Sequencing device for deploying a structure as a function of the kinematics of one mobile body thereof May. 4, 2010
7709729 Thin film solar cell inflatable ultraviolet rigidizable deployment hinge May. 4, 2010
7686255 Space vehicle having a payload-centric configuration Mar. 30, 2010
7644890 Low-energy locking hinge mechanism for deployable devices Jan. 12, 2010
7546983 Spacecraft power acquisition method for wing-stowed configuration Jun. 16, 2009
7513461 Articulated assembly of solar generator panels and space vehicle Apr. 7, 2009
7407137 Dual voltage integrated power and attitude control system and method Aug. 5, 2008
7222822 Linear actuation device for spacecraft and solar generator unfolding systems May. 29, 2007
7156349 Artificial satellite Jan. 2, 2007
7122733 Multi-junction photovoltaic cell having buffer layers for the growth of single crystal boron compounds Oct. 17, 2006
7104506 Spacecraft disturbance trimming system Sep. 12, 2006
7093804 Foldable and deployable assembly of elements mounted on board a spacecraft Aug. 22, 2006
6997416 Linear actuation device for spacecraft and solar generator unfolding systems Feb. 14, 2006
6909042 Satellite solar generator structure comprising bracing elements between panels Jun. 21, 2005
6854510 Spacecraft radiator system and method using cross-coupled deployable thermal radiators Feb. 15, 2005
6799742 Solar panel for space and method for manufacturing the same Oct. 5, 2004
6784359 Apparatus and method for the design and manufacture of foldable integrated device array stiffeners Aug. 31, 2004
6722614 Satellite deployment structure Apr. 20, 2004
6713670 Electrostatically clean solar array Mar. 30, 2004
6689952 Large membrane space structure and method for its deployment and expansion Feb. 10, 2004

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