Monthly Archives: November 2013

Celebrate Thanksgiving with a rocket launch!

Celebrate Thanksgiving with a rocket launch!

What’s the best way to get yourself out of the turkey coma?! Why the excitement of a launch of course! Space X will be attempting to launch the Falcon 9 on Thursday at 5:39 p.m. Eastern Time. The Falcon 9 … Continue reading

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T&E demos for manned and unmanned aircraft programs at I/ITSEC 2013

T&E demos for manned and unmanned aircraft programs at I/ITSEC 2013

From early aircraft test plan development to individual test event design to post-test analysis, STK’s modeling and simulation environment provides an interactive interface to asses aircraft routes and their interactions with test range systems. Early on, STK  can be used … Continue reading

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STK in University of Hawaii CubeSat program

STK in University of Hawaii CubeSat program

This week, the University of Hawaiʻi (UH)at Mānoa’s Hoʻoponopono 2 (H2) CubeSat was launched on a Minotaur rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Virginia. Led by Professor Wayne Shiroma, students within the UH Mānoa’s College of Engineering’s Small Satellite Program … Continue reading

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Predicting navigation accuracy for UAV missions STK DIY demo today

Predicting navigation accuracy for UAV missions STK DIY demo today

I’m hosting an STK DIY seminar today (Nov. 21 at 1:30 p.m. EST), and its all about web services. STK tools are a natural fit for the web service model. With analytic calculations being done on the server and visualization … Continue reading

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New book on how STK uses ontology (relationships) for analysis and visualization

New book on how STK uses ontology (relationships) for analysis and visualization

On November 18th, a new book entitled “Spatial Temporal Information Systems: An Ontological Approach to using STK” is hitting the shelves. Written by me, a former AGI employee, and Dr. T.S. Kelso of AGI’s Center for Space Standards and Innovation, … Continue reading

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