Monthly Archives: May 2012

2012 FOGE Galaxy Ball

2012 FOGE Galaxy Ball

This weekend a contingent of AGI’ers will be getting all dolled up for the 2012 Galaxy Ball, a benefit for the Federation of Galaxy Explorers (FOGE). FOGE is a nonprofit organization that promotes the exploration of science and technology to … Continue reading

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Join the growing ranks of STK certified rocket scientists

Join the growing ranks of STK certified rocket scientists

There are some new STK-certified rocket scientists in Ontario! York University students use STK in ENG 4350, Space Hardware Course, under the direction of their instructor, Hugh Chesser. Hugh encouraged his students to take the STK Certification test by offering them … Continue reading

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YAOGAN 15 launch

YAOGAN 15 launch

A Long March 4C launched from the Taiyuan Space Center on Tuesday at 3:31 am EDT carrying Yaogan 15 to orbit. This is an intelligence/surveillance satellite that will be used for scientific experiments, land surveys and monitory crops. The NORAD … Continue reading

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CHINASAT 2A (ZHONGXING 2A) launch

CHINASAT 2A (ZHONGXING 2A) launch

A Long March 3B launched Saturday at 11:56 am EDT from the Xichang Launch Facility carrying Chinasat 2A (Zhongxing 2A) to orbit.Chinasat 2A is a Chinese military communications satellite. The NORAD catalog (or SSN) number for this satellite is 38352 … Continue reading

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Webinar tomorrow on better system performance modeling in STK 10

Webinar tomorrow on better system performance modeling in STK 10

During tomorrow’s webinar —the sixth in a series about the upcoming release of STK 10—Jeff Baxter and Adam Gorski will give an overview of enhanced system performance modeling using new computational tools. Join them May 24 at 11 a.m. (ET) … Continue reading

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