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STK 11.1 Release

STK 11.1 Release

Mankind’s ability to evolve and drive civilization forward throughout history has been inextricably tied to our ability to move goods and information through space and time.  The processing power found in today’s smartphone greatly surpasses that of a 1980’s era … Continue reading

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Using the Satellite Lifetime Tool versus HPOP for Re-Entry Prediction

Using the Satellite Lifetime Tool versus HPOP for Re-Entry Prediction

I recently had a customer ask about the differences he was seeing in a satellite’s predicted decay time when using the Satellite Lifetime Tool versus propagating the satellite using HPOP. This particular customer was seeing a variance of about two … Continue reading

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Python for use with the STK Object Model

Python is an object-oriented, high-level programming language with dynamic data types, modules, and classes which make it easy for non-programmers to quickly get started automating and controlling STK from scripts.  Because Python is free, your code can run everywhere, it works on both for Windows and Unix. Python benefits include… … Continue reading

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The Vector Geometry Tool: Computing the Intersection Between a Line and a Circle

The Vector Geometry Tool: Computing the Intersection Between a Line and a Circle

Given: Two known lat/lon points (a, b) and a circle centered on the 2nd point with known radius. Solve for the lat/lon of a point (a’) where the line intersects the circle. Solution Steps First turn off all terrain. ​ … Continue reading

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ODTK 6.4.x Feature List Continues to Grow!

The just released ODTK 6.4.3 adds even more incredible features to the popular ODTK 6.4 family of releases, which includes 6.4.1 and 6.4.2 in addition to the substantial 6.4 minor version release. The ODTK 6.4.x series of releases include the … Continue reading

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