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EaglePicher Delivers First Battery Order

By | November 30, 2007

      [11-30-07 – Satellite Today]  EaglePicher Technologies LLC has shipped its first two orders for lithium-ion batteries to Orbital Sciences Corp., EaglePicher announced Nov. 28.
          The 18-cell batteries including bypass switches and redundant cell heaters, will be used for communications satellites.
          "We have a long-term agreement with [Orbital Sciences] to design, test and manufacture lithium-ion batteries," Steve Westfall, president of EaglePicher, said in a statement. "These shipments mark the first two of several flight programs for which we will provide [Orbital Sciences] with batteries."

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