Star tracker research

Bob Cockshott, Sira’s project leader, uses a commercial lens for performance testing of a breadboard star tracker, as part of a study for the Defence Evaluation Research Agency to see whether star trackers can be made fast enough to replace expensive gyroscopes for controlling the attitude and orbit of communications satellites

Bob Cockshott, Sira’s project leader, uses a commercial lens for performance testing of a breadboard star tracker, as part of a study for the Defence Evaluation Research Agency to see whether star trackers can be made fast enough to replace expensive gyroscopes for controlling the attitude and orbit of communications satellites