[FPSPACE] R-1 GUIDANCE SYSTEM
Thu, 10 Jan 2002 08:34:41 -0600
Technically speaking, this schematic of the gyro-horizon assembly is part of
the missile's navigation system, which in theory allows it to determine
aspects of its actual location/attitude.
The guidance system is how it determines where it wants to be and what
changes in flight are needed. The control system then implements those
To engineers, each of these functions: navigation, guidance, and control --
are very distinct but inter-related activities involving different types of
----- Original Message -----
From: Ian Bryce <IBryce@apscglobal.com>
To: FPspace (E-mail) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 1:28 AM
Subject: [FPSPACE] R-1 GUIDANCE SYSTEM
The attached jpg (compressed to 97 KB) is said to be of the R-1 guidance
system, from the book
Jurgen Michels; Peenemunde und seine Erben in Ost und West; Bernard und
Graefe Verlag, Bonn, 1997. p.231
Can anyone offer a translation of the German and Russian, or relate it
to later rockets please?
If the attachment does not come through, email me at
and I will send it direct.
<<R-1 Guidance res3.jpg>>