Two-Axis Rate Assembly

Two-Axis Rate Assembly
a Kearfott product.
Contact:

Marketing (Kearfott)
Phone:973-785-6000

The Space-Qualified Two-Axis Rate Assembly (TARA) is available to meet today's demanding long-life satellite requirements.
Description:
How Does it Work?
    • TARA I
      • Single Range: to 10°/s
      • Incremental Angle Output
      • Low Weight
      • Temperature controlled gyro (optional)
    • TARA III
      • Dual Range (High Range: to 20°/s; Low Range: Selectable for fine control/s
      • MIL-STD-1553B interface
      • Temperature Controlled Gyro

Features:
    • Two available configurations
    • Continuous operating life of greater than 15 years available

Functions:
    • Attitude determination and low noise pointing

Specifications:
Number of Gyros TARA I: 1
TARA III: 1
Dimensions (in) TARA I: 6.3 x 5.64 x 3.27
TARA III: 6.3 x 5.64 x 4.2
Weight (lb) TARA I: 3.5
TARA III: 4.3
Input (Vdc/W) TARA I: 28/7.5
TARA III: 28/14.0
Low Range (°/s) TARA I: N/A
TARA III: Selectable
High Range (°/s max) TARA I: 10
TARA III: 20
Drift Stability (°/h) TARA I: 0.05
TARA III: 0.05
Operating Temperature (°C) TARA I: 10 to 38
TARA III: -40 to +55
Continuous Operating Life (Yrs) TARA I: 10
TARA III: 10
Optional Capability (Yrs) TARA I: >15
TARA III: >15

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