Are You Ready for Space Wars?

May the 4th be with you!

This scene from “Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope” was first shown to audiences in 1977, and almost 40 years later many elements of this minute of film highlight some of the real challenges facing nations operating in space today. As described … Continue reading

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The Vector Geometry Tool: Computing the Intersection Between a Line and a Circle

The Vector Geometry Tool: Computing the Intersection Between a Line and a Circle

Given: Two known lat/lon points (a, b) and a circle centered on the 2nd point with known radius. Solve for the lat/lon of a point (a’) where the line intersects the circle. Solution Steps First turn off all terrain. ​ … Continue reading

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STK Terrain Server v1.3 Released

STK Terrain Server v1.3 Released

The STK Terrain Server is a powerful enterprise application that runs on commodity hardware for creating and hosting Terrain that can be efficiently streamed to client applications, such as STK or Cesium.  The core technology behind the Terrain Server is … Continue reading

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ODTK 6.4.x Feature List Continues to Grow!

ODTK 6.4.x Feature List Continues to Grow!

The just released ODTK 6.4.3 adds even more incredible features to the popular ODTK 6.4 family of releases, which includes 6.4.1 and 6.4.2 in addition to the substantial 6.4 minor version release. The ODTK 6.4.x series of releases include the … Continue reading

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It’s Time to Spring Clean your STK License Folder

It’s Time to Spring Clean your STK License Folder

Yeah, I’m a pack rat.  I’m pretty adept at backing up my thoughts on any given question with e-mails I’ve saved from 10 years ago.  Stacks of Zip drive disks from the late 1990’s?  Check.   And I may or … Continue reading

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