Control Moment Gyroscope

Description: An attitude control device generally used in spacecraft attitude control systems. A CMG consists of a spinning rotor and one or more motorized gimbals that tilt the rotor’s angular momentum (source)

Example: None

Synonym(s): CMG

Element Segments: Space Segment

Element Families: Attitude Control, Instrumentation

Crosswalk Identifiers

Microsoft Academic
WikiData Item