control-moment gyro

control-moment gyro

[kən′trōl ‚mō·mənt ‚jī·rō]
(aerospace engineering)
An internal momentum storage device that applies torques to the attitude-control system through large rotating gyros.
References in periodicals archive ?
Hall, "Singular direction avoidance steering for control-moment gyros," Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, vol.