STARLIGHT 1000 IRU

Space qualified ultra-accurate Inertial Reference Unit (IRU) employing the latest closed-loop Fiber Optic Gyroscope (FOG) technology, ensuring extremely accurate and high bandwidth.

The Starlight 1000 Inertial Reference Unit is a space grade, ultra-high performance Inertial Reference Unit (IRU), suited for satellites and space navigation applications. This includes EO, SAR, multispectral, and COMMs Satellites, for line of sight stabilization, pointing, and guidance applications. It employs the latest closed-loop fiber-optic gyro (FOG) technology.

Compatible for the following Applications:
Earth observation satellites
Space qualified ultra accurate inertial systems
Deep space observation satellites
Proven space inertial heritage
Scientific mission satellites
Fiber optic gyro based space systems

STARLIGHT 1000 IRU Benefits

Operational in Orbit

Cielo’s space qualified ultra-accurate FOG24 has been serving a continuing space mission for the past three years after years of development, qualification and extensive testing.

Radiation Hardness Assurance

RHA for LEO

Proven Space Pedigree

certified supplier of prime satellite manufacturers with ongoing production deliveries

ITAR-Free

Our products are ITAR-free and are entirely designed and developed in-house

Technical Information

The Starlight 1000 IRU is a space grade IRU containing closed-loop fiber optic gyro technology.

pdf STARLIGHT 1000 IRU Product Specs
ParametersIRU 24
Gyro
Bias repeatability (day to day) [°/hr]< 0.01
Bias residual (over temperature) [°/hr]< 0.01
Bias stability (constant temperature) [°/hr]0.005
Dynamic Range [°/sec]±30
Angular Random Walk [°√hr]0.0003
Scale Factor Linearity [ppm]3
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Cielo Inertial Space Solutions

Space applications require accurate, high bandwidth systems.
Additional unique requirements include the absolute need for observation systems to provide
line-of-sight stabilization pointing and to overcome the behavioral problems often caused by radiation in space.

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DIMU

Cielo has developed an advanced new generation IMU system
based on the closed loop Fiber Optical Gyroscopes (FOG) and linear rebalanced accelerometer technology.

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