Info

Magnetometer

• Coarse yaw data

TABLE 11-16. FlreSat Spacecraft Control Subsystem Characterized. The baseline ADCS components satisfy all mission requirements, with thrusters available if required.

Components

Type

Weight (kg)

Power (W)

Mounting Considerations

Momentum Wheel

Mid-size, 40 N-m-s momentum

< 5 total, with drive electronics

10 to 20

Momentum vector on pitch axis

Electromagnets

3,10 A-mZ capacity each

2, Including current drive electronics

5 to 10

Orthogonal configuration best to reduce cross-coupling

Sun Sensors

4 wide-angle coarse sensors providing 4 % steradian coverage; = 0.1 deg accuracy

<1 total

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