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Solar Panel


      groups of solar cells that collect the sun's energy and change it into electrical power

The Hubble Space Telescope uses solar panels for energy.

Solar panels on rooftops collect energy from the sun that can be used for heat and power.

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Workers put a solar panel onto NASA's MESSENGER spacecraft
These two large solar panels give the MESSENGER spacecraft its power.
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