Space-Qualified Pointing Mechanism


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The COBRA HPX from Tethers Unlimited is a Space-Qualified Gimbal with a pointing accuracy of up to 0.5 degrees and a slew rate of up to 30 degrees/sec. This mechanism has a payload capacity of 1.25 Kg and a system mass of 0.45 kg. It has a working range of +/- 75 degrees (elevation) and a continuous azimuth of 360 degrees. The mechanism has a radiation tolerance TID of up to 50 kRad and an operational power of 7W. It measures 115 x 69 mm (diameter x stowed) and is ideal for communication antennas, sensor instruments & propulsion devices.

Product Specifications

Product Details

  • Part Number
  • Manufacturer
    Tethers Unlimited
  • Description
    Space-Qualified Pointing Mechanism

General Parameters

  • Space Heritage
  • Mass
    0.95 Kg (0.45 kg + 0.5 kg commander)
  • Payload Capacity
    1.25 Kg
  • Power Consumption
    Operation : 7 W, Standby : 4 W
  • Slew Rate
    30 Degree/sec
  • Operating Temperature
    -30 to 70 Degree C
  • Storage Temperature
    -40 to 85 Degree C
  • Application
    Communication antennas, sensor instruments and propulsion devices
  • Dimension
    115 x 69 mm

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