Hubble's reaction wheels
Gyroscope

Hubble's reaction wheels. Rendered in Cinema 4D (Redshift)

Hubble's Gyroscope (detail). Rendered in Cinema 4D (Redshift)

This Hubblecast episode takes a detailed look into the refined Pointing Control System that allows Hubble to keep its gaze into the Universe firm and steady.

Credit
Directed by: Mathias Jäger Visual design and editing: Martin Kornmesser Written by: Ivana Kurecic Narration: Sara Mendes da Costa Images: NASA, ESA, and the Hubble Heritage Team (AURA/STScI) Videos: NASA, ESA, ESA/Hubble, M. Kornmesser, L. Calçada, N. Bartmann Music: Johan B. Monell (www.johanmonell.com) Web and technical support: Mathias André and Raquel Yumi Shida

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