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[Solar Dynamic System in NASA Facility]

Dynamic power conversion includes Brayton, Rankine and Stirling systems that convert thermal energy to electrical power. 5490 is developing dynamic conversion technologies for solar conversion as well as radioisotope conversion.

Advanced Solar Dynamic Technology

Solar Dynamic Ground Test Demonstration

Brayton/ SD GTD summary charts

Deep Space Solar Stirling

Stirling Radioisotope Power System

Tank 6 Solar-Vacuum Testing

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