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Space Station Spreads its Wings

22 Mar 2009, 02:39 UTC
Space Station Spreads its Wings
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I haven't had time to follow the STS-119 mission or much of anything else in the news during this business trip, but I was happy to note that the power system of the ISS is complete and operational. All eight solar arrays are now deployed, with a combined total of 262,400 solar cells producing about 120 kilowatts of power.The added solar panels also make the ISS a much brighter visual object in

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