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mPower Technology DragonSCALES Powers Lynk Global Tower 1 Satellite

By: PRLog

Flexible silicon solar modules selected as power source for space cell tower

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - July 13, 2022 - PRLog -- Innovative solar technology company, mPower Technology, today announced that its DragonSCALES™ solar power modules were selected by Lynk Global, Inc., (Lynk) the world's leading satellite-direct-to-phone telecoms company, to power the Lynk Global Tower 1 satellite, the first commercial-ready cell tower in space.

Launched in April of 2022, the Lynk Tower 1 is currently in orbit and is the sixth satellite in the constellation fleet.

DragonSCALES has been under evaluation by Lynk since its initial launch into low-Earth orbit last year.  The space-proven technology has been collecting performance data and has demonstrated valuable results from the mission. As such, Lynk has selected mPower as a space power partner to deliver solar power solutions for its subsequent satellite deployments.  DragonSCALES' benefits of lower mass, high packing factor, reliability, flexibility and competitive cost are ideally suited for constellation deployments such as the Lynk Tower 1.

"We continue to enhance our technology with each launch, and companies such as mPower have enabled us to quickly bring compelling solutions to market," said Tyghe Speidel, co-founder and CTO of Lynk. "As we continue to populate our satellite constellations, DragonSCALES will provide a viable and proven solution for powering the world's first commercial cell-tower-in-space service."

"Lynk has been actively evaluating our technology and we have worked closely with their team to customize our space power solutions for their mission," said Kevin Hell, president and CEO of mPower Technology. "By leveraging existing manufacturing and fabrication processes, we have been able to meet Lynk's increasing demand and schedule for its imminent commercial service launch.  We are excited to be a part of this monumental technology solution to serve Lynk's customers across the globe."

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