Monthly Archives: February 2013

SARAL, AAUSAT3, SAPPHIRE, NEOSSAT, STRAND 1, CANX 3A (BRITE-AUSTRIA), CANX 3B (UNIBRITE) launch

SARAL, AAUSAT3, SAPPHIRE, NEOSSAT, STRAND 1, CANX 3A (BRITE-AUSTRIA), CANX 3B (UNIBRITE) launch

A PSLV launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Center in India on February 25, carrying seven satellites to orbit. The satellites included: SARAL, a French-Indian ocean research satellite; AAUSAT 3, a CubeSat from Aalborg University in Denmark that will monitor ship … Continue reading

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STK Training Tour coming to Australia next week

STK Training Tour coming to Australia next week

AGI and its Australian partner, Geoplex, will be hosting the STK Training Tour in three cities in March. Join us in Canberra, Adelaide or Brisbane to learn in a hands-on environment how you can use STK in your work to: … Continue reading

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Modeling the operations of a realistic CubeSat using Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

Modeling the operations of a realistic CubeSat using Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE)

Model-Based Systems Engineering (MBSE) is emerging in the space systems community to enable the analysis, design and optimization of current and future missions. MBSE uses analytical-based models to capture, communicate, verify and execute space system designs and is designed to … Continue reading

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Russian meteor crash animation from AGI; unrelated to asteroid 2012 DA14 close approach

Russian meteor crash animation from AGI; unrelated to asteroid 2012 DA14 close approach

A meteor exploded over Russia’s Ural Mountains today, injuring more than 1,000 people and causing widespread damage to the Chelyabinsk region. AGI aerospace engineers have used our Systems Tool Kit (STK) software to create a simulation based on publically available … Continue reading

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2012 DA14 poses no threat to satellites

2012 DA14 poses no threat to satellites

Earlier this week, the Space Data Association issued a press release indicating that asteroid 2012 DA14 does not pose any risk to satellites in Earth orbit. Dr. T.S. Kelso, Space Data Center Operations Manager, says, “In fact, of all the … Continue reading

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