How does Hubble Orient itself in Space? Animations for video podcast.
Hubble's reaction wheels
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