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1966 - Ray J. Chesner, Allis-Chalmers Space and Defense Sciences Department, Milwaukee, Wis., examines the 200-watt fuel cell

VENETIAN BLIND FUEL CELL

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Fuel Cells

May 31, 1966

Ray J. Chesner, project manager at Allis-Chalmers Space and Defense Sciences Department, Milwaukee, Wis., examines the 200-watt "Venetian blind fuel cell" before it was installed aboard the Air Force space vehicle to be launched from Cape Kennedy, Fla. The fuel cell is destined for six days of producing electricity from hydrogen and oxygen. The fuel cell weighs 30 pounds, and is 7 inches square and 16 inches high.


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