Meaning : Fine guidance system electronics
Category : Astronomy / Aerospace
Sub Category : Technology
What does FGSE mean or stand for ?
FGS is the technology that is used in telescopes that are in space orbit around the Earth.Fine guidance instruments are placed onboard the space telescope and consist of spectrometers and high resolution imaging cameras.
Control of the FGS is done from a transmitting station or observatory on Earth and a team of dedicated scientists and astronomers are in charge of altering the angles of the camera and rotating them.