Monthly Archives: December 2016

Improving Visualization at GEO

Improving Visualization at GEO

A geostationary satellite’s orbit is circular at an altitude of approximately 36,000 kilometers which makes the satellite transverse one orbit every 24 hours. This is the same amount of time the Earth requires to rotate once on its axis, which … Continue reading

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STK Engine on Windows and Linux: the NoGraphics Mode Feature

STK Engine on Windows and Linux: the NoGraphics Mode Feature

STK 11.1 introduced a new capability to STK Engine: the NoGraphics mode. Targeted Use Case The targeted use case for this feature is any application that only consumes STK Engine analytical results, and not its 2D and 3D graphics artefacts. … Continue reading

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Report North-Up-East (NUE) Data in Reference to Aircraft’s Starting Point

Report North-Up-East (NUE) Data in Reference to Aircraft’s Starting Point

One of our most popular add-on modules is Analysis Workbench, which allows you to create custom geometric, temporal, and logical operations in STK to extend your simulations and analyses. One of the tools included in Analysis Workbench is the Vector … Continue reading

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Improving Analysis with the Navigation Analysis Plugin

Improving Analysis with the Navigation Analysis Plugin

One of my favorite STK 11 plugins is the Navigation Analysis plugin. If you do any analysis on GPS satellites in STK 11, this plugin will enable you to quickly add satellite outages and add navigation uncertainties. Whenever I teach … Continue reading

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UI Plugins: Mouse Events

In my second blog, I promised I would explain the last UI plugin interface; IAgUiPlugin3DNotify. The interface allows, for the first time, for UI Plugins to detect mouse events on the globe window. We had similar functionality in standalone STK … Continue reading

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