Airbus

Control Momentum Gyroscopes

CMG 15-45S

CMG Control Momentum Gyroscope

  • Performance: more than two orders of magnitude in satellite agility vs a classical system, meaning twice as many images per orbit
  • Design: Very compact design and easy implementation on the bus
  • Lifetime: qualified for 10 years of continuous operation in orbit with 2,4 million manoeuvres
  • e.g. Pleiades, SPOT6&7, export
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