three-axis stabilization

three-axis stabilization

[¦thrē ‚ak·səs ‚stā·bə·lə′zā·shən]
(aerospace engineering)
Directional stability of a spacecraft obtained without spin, usually with internal gyroscopes to maintain stability about each of three perpendicular axes.
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Herther reported for work on December 16, 1958, and immediately began designing a three-axis stabilization system for Itek's Hi-AC camera.
These results indicate that the proposed Fresnel lens system might be effective for power generation in a three-axis stabilization attitude control satellite when the dedicated solar panel faces the sun.
The Osmo Mobile's three-axis stabilization technology increases precision down to 0.03 degrees of accuracy.
Called Aero Train, this ground-effects vehicle will be used to test an autonomous three-axis stabilization system.
Its spinning cylindrical body, reminiscent of the communications satellites of the early 1980s, is simpler and cheaper than the three-axis stabilization system used on most modern spacecraft.
Each antenna unit has three-axis stabilization, incorporates wide- and narrow-beam arrays, is capable of polarization matching and can engage up to five simultaneous threats operating in search and lock-on modes.