What kind of compass is used in space?
The idea of a compass wouldn't work in space, I think they'd use astronomy.
There is no north or south in poles in space so a compass will not work
There is barly any gravity to show where a compass should point
The idea of a compass does not work in space. Compasses on Earth point to the north pole because of the electromagnetic field created by the iron core at the centre of the planet.Take a look at this page for information about inertial navigation system used in space flighthttp://uk.ask.com/wiki/Inertial_navigation_system#Guidance_in_Human_spaceflight
Satellites help guide our spacecraft while in space