L-3 Communications Space & Navigation

DGCMG 4800/250 - Double Gimbal Control Moment Gyro

  • Attitude Control for the International Space Station
  • The double gimbal system can point the spin axis, or momentum vector, in any direction
  • Four CMGs are mounted on the Z1 Truss of the International Space Station, with a combined momentum storage capability of 19,000 Nms
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L-3 Space & Navigation's
Double Gimbal
Control Moment Gyro
From Skylab to International Space Station, L-3 Space & Navigation
is the supplier of choice for large space platforms


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