Monthly Archives: November 2011

Russia’s Phobos-Grunt satellite stranded in Earth orbit–UPDATED

Russia’s Phobos-Grunt satellite stranded in Earth orbit–UPDATED

Things are not looking good for Russia’s Phobos-Grunt mission, which was launched in early November on a journey to land on the Martian moon Phobos, obtain soil (grunt) samples and return them to Earth. While Phobos-Grunt and its passenger—China’s Yinghuo-1 orbiter—did make … Continue reading

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Neil deGrasse Tyson interview and more in November InView

Neil deGrasse Tyson interview and more in November InView

The latest edition of AGI’s online InView newsletter includes dozens of stories on real-world applications of AGI products, “under the hood” looks at existing and emerging software offerings and an overview of AGI’s recent Virtual Users’ Conference, where Dr. Neil … Continue reading

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High level communications in Components r8

High level communications in Components r8

Recently, we released AGI Components version 2011r8. In this version we’ve added some significant upgrades to our Communications Library. Some of the new features include higher-level objects representing transmitters, receivers and transceivers. These objects provide easier ways to set up communication scenarios, … Continue reading

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Asteroid 2005 YU55 Close Approach Video

Asteroid 2005 YU55 Close Approach Video

Today the asteroid 2005 YU55 is passing closer to the Earth than the Moon’s orbit. We loaded the ephemeris provided by NASA JPL into STK and created an animation of the event. If you want the VDF for use in … Continue reading

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How to customize your STK with supporting materials

Here is Nate McBee’s presentation from the Virtual Users’ Conference with some supporting materials below. UAV Line of Sight Planner UiPlugin Installer package and source code : http://adn.agi.com/detailedView.cfm?resourceId=507 Here is an audio-less video demonstration : Sensor Boresight View UiPlugin Installer … Continue reading

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