Goodrich Supplies Europe’s First MEMS Gyros For Space Navigation

Charlotte NC (SPX) Nov 17, 2010 Goodrich Corporation gyroscopes have successfully passed in-orbit testing on the European Space Agency’s (ESA) Earth Explorer CryoSat-2 satellite during a mission to detect shifts in global ice cover. The Goodrich Micro Electro-Mechanical System (MEMS) gyros were the smallest ever flown by ESA and were used to monitor the satellite’s rate of spin. They were integrated into the SiREUS rate


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