Episode 195: DATA RELAY--Spacecraft Navigation

  1. This week in SF history

  2. Spaceflight news

  3. Short & Sweet

  4. Questions, comments, corrections

    • By-line mixup

      • Chris Bush vs Ben McPheron

  5. Data Relay: Spacecraft Navigation

After they determined Ham was none the worse for his suborbital flight, they gave him his due: an apple and half an orange.

After they determined Ham was none the worse for his suborbital flight, they gave him his due: an apple and half an orange.

A diagram of an optical gyroscope

A diagram of an optical gyroscope

Diagram of the astronaut end of Apollo’s AOT, Alignment Optical Telescope

Diagram of the astronaut end of Apollo’s AOT, Alignment Optical Telescope

One of Hubble’s gyroscope packages

One of Hubble’s gyroscope packages

AOT’s fields of view

AOT’s fields of view