National Geographic : 1957 Feb
Honeywell Aero has an eye on the moon! Honeywell and Vanguard! The Van guard rocket which will put the earth satellite in its orbit will contain a Honeywell Aero space reference system. Heart of this system is shown here, a Honeywell Hermetic Integrating Gyroscope, world's most accurate gyro ... so precise it can detect motions 3000 times slower than a watch's hour hand. W HEN THE first man-made satellite is launched this year, Honeywell Aero will be there . . helping to put man another step closer to his dream of flight to the moon. Honeywell Aero brings to such advanced projects as this a background of accomplishments which include: over one-quarter million of the world's most accurate gyroscopes; more autopilots than any other company has produced; fuel gages for every type of plane; control systems and components for missiles, rockets and jets. Honeywell Aeronautical Division 2600 Ridgway, Minneapolis 13, Minn.