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    Re: Star Tracker - Space Shuttle and the Inertial Upper Stage.
    From: Sean C
    Date: 2020 Apr 4, 22:16 -0700

    Speaking of star trackers, a member of the Cruisers Forum recently posted a link to an article about a new "small, precise and affordable gyroscope for navigating without GPS".

    From the article:

    Our gyroscope is 10,000 times more accurate but only 10 times more expensive than gyroscopes used in your typical cell phones. This gyroscope is 1,000 times less expensive than much larger gyroscopes with similar performance.

    -Khalil Najafi, the Schlumberger Professor of Engineering at U-M and a professor of electrical engineering and computer science

    Regards,

    Sean C.

       
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