Model of Ship’s Inertial Navigation (SINS) Stable Platform

Model of Ship’s Inertial Navigation (SINS) stable platform made by Charles Stark Draper Laboratories. This platform is isolated from the movements of the ship, allowing those movements to be measured.

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This is a model of a platform that is isolated from the movements of the ship, allowing those movements to be measured.
Type: Artifact
Image Date: 2012
Credit: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Origin: National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Creator: Eric Long
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This is a model of a platform that is isolated from the movements of the ship, allowing those movements to be measured.