Miniature inertial measurement unit

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Miniature inertial measurement unit (MIMU) is an inertial measurement unit (IMU) developed and built by Honeywell International[citation needed] to control and stabilize spacecraft during mission operations. MIMUs can also be configured to perform as an inertial reference unit (IRU). MIMUs have been flown on GEO, Low Earth orbit (LEO), planetary missions and deep-space-probe applications.


Geostationary (GEO) missions[edit]

Low-Earth orbiting (LEO) Missions[edit]

Planetary missions[edit]

Deep-space-probe missions[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Archived September 8, 2004, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter Design Approach for High-Resolution Surface Imaging" (PDF). PDF. American Astronautical Society. Retrieved 2006-07-29. 
  3. ^ "Honeywell To Provide Miniature Inertial Measurement Units For STEREO Spacecraft". Web. Honeywell International, Inc. Archived from the original on November 25, 2005. Retrieved 2006-10-25. 
  4. ^ "NASA GSFC Solicitation: Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter Intertial (LRO) Reference Unit (IRU)". Web. Moon Today. Retrieved 2006-11-01. 

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