stellar inertial guidance

stellar inertial guidance

[′stel·ər i′nər·shəl ′gīd·əns]
(navigation)
The guidance of a flight-borne vehicle by a combination of celestial and inertial devices and techniques.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Career track: Began his career in 1970 with the aerospace industry delivering design technology for the Stellar Inertial Guidance systems for space navigation, National Aerospace Agency (NASA), and weapons defense automation for the government of Japan.