SP-400 Skylab, Our First Space Station

Skylab was the first spacecraft to utilize very large gyroscopes to control spacecraft attitude and for precise pointing of its instruments for scientific experiments. Three such gyros were used, each of which applied torque about two perpendicular axes.
Skylab was the first spacecraft to utilize very large gyroscopes to control spacecraft attitude and for precise pointing of its instruments for scientific experiments. Three such gyros were used, each of which applied torque about two perpendicular axes.

Skylab was the first spacecraft to utilize very large gyroscopes to control spacecraft attitude and for precise pointing of its instruments for scientific experiments. Three such gyros were used, each of which applied torque about two perpendicular axes.

- Back -