Yvonne Carts-Powell

Batteries for a two-week-long night

In Batteries, technology on July 29, 2013 at 7:37 am

NASA is offering a $1.5 million prize to develop an energy storage system that could store enough power to run a moon rover for 14 days. The power would be gathered from the solar arrays during the lunar days. Why 14 days? Each lunar day and each lunar night lasts for two Earth weeks.

Read more about it: Working the night shift on the moon .

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