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Attitude Control System

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ACS is an Attitude Control System for low earth orbit satellites. The design is based on the innovative developments of Prof. Udo Renner, “Institut für Luft- und Raumfahrt” of the Technical University Berlin, and integrated in the well known TUBSAT satellites.


  • Interactive 3-axis attitude control
  • High dynamic wheel torque for fast maneuver
  • High wheel momentum storage capacity
  • High accuracy speed control
  • Built-in electronics
  • Reaction wheel hermetically sealed against vacuum
  • Standard and simple interfacing to OBDH
  • 32 Bit micro processor controlled
  • Swiss COTS brushless DC motor
  • Radiation tested, to ensure compatibility with LEO space environment.
  • Error compensation of the Gyro
  • Short initialization time
  • Low power consumption
  • Small physical volume
  • Short initialization time
  • High reliability