Monthly Archives: January 2013

Got 2 minutes? Learn how to create a movie in STK

New technologies such as unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) are one way to cheaply and efficiently collect data. STK models the flight of an unmanned vehicle.

What’s the expression … a picture speaks a thousand words? What about a movie? Or even better, an STK movie? While it doesn’t take long before STK users begin to prize our analytics over visualization, we know that our 3D … Continue reading

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ESA Concurrent Design Facility video showcases concepts for future space missions

ESA Concurrent Design Facility video showcases concepts for future space missions

A new video about ESA’s Concurrent Design Facility (CDF) shares how they apply concurrent engineering methods to assess the technical and financial feasibility of future space missions and new spacecraft concepts. Robin Biesbroek, CDF team leader, talks about the stages … Continue reading

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Get insider tips on specific STK capabilities during the virtual STK DIY Series

Get insider tips on specific STK capabilities during the virtual STK DIY Series

AGI’s new STK DIY Series online presentations kicked off this week with  “Analysis Workbench for Satellite Engineering” from aerospace systems engineer Marc Hoffman. These weekly presentations will offer new and experienced STK users an inside look at technical “how to” … Continue reading

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Mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) feasibility analysis for U.S. Marine Corps tactical operations

Mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) feasibility analysis for U.S. Marine Corps tactical operations

Longtime STK users, the U.S. Marine Corps Combat Development Command (USMCCDC) recently used STK to study tactical considerations of using mobile ad-hoc networks (MANETs) vs. traditional architectures in the USMC infantry battalion. STK, along with the STK TIREM extension for … Continue reading

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Virgin Galactic using AGI’s next-generation STK Aircraft Mission Modeler

Virgin Galactic using AGI’s next-generation STK Aircraft Mission Modeler

Today, we announced that Virgin Galactic is using our STK Aircraft Mission Modeler (STK AMM) software to create realistic simulated flight paths for WhiteKnightTwo, the jet-powered heavy-lift aircraft designed to ferry Virgin Galactic’s six-passenger, two-pilot spaceships to higher than 45,000 feet … Continue reading

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