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Actuation systems are also used in aerospace to deflect fins or flaps (e.g. in spacecrafts during reentry). They are useful for the correction of the flight path in the lower atmosphere. By the high velocities not only high aerodynamic actuation forces occur, but also substantial heating which has a major influence on the design of the actuation system (mechanical parts, electronics).  

Example: fin actuation system for a spacecraft technology vehicle