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The Powers of Analyzer and the Optimizer Extension

The Powers of Analyzer and the Optimizer Extension

Do you love performing trade studies, but hate all that pesky scripting required to set up your runs, vary your parameters, and output your results? If so, then Analyzer is perfect for you! Analyzer is an add-on module that takes … Continue reading

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How Free STK Changed Aerospace & Defense

How Free STK Changed Aerospace & Defense

When AGI first introduced a free version of STK back in 1997, it was a very “bold and risky move that could easily make or break the company” as CEO Paul Graziani explained in this article from The Wall Street … Continue reading

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New Feature in STK 11.1.1 – New Lighting Constraint

LOS Sun Illumination Angle

Sometimes… right when you think you’ve got this world figured out, something so unbelievable happens. Something bewildering. Like dogs and cats living together… mass hysteria! What I’m talking about here folks, is the AGI development team sneaking a NEW FEATURE … Continue reading

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Asteroids and How To Stop Them From Killing Us – A Review of Asteroid Hunters by Carrie Nugent

Asteroids and How To Stop Them From Killing Us – A Review of Asteroid Hunters by Carrie Nugent

Let’s take a moment to appreciate all the ways the universe could destroy life on the planet, but hasn’t. Gamma ray bursts, solar flares knocking out the power grid, nearby supernovae, wandering asteroids…. Oh, those poor dinosaurs. So what are … Continue reading

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One Astrogator Tool to Rule Them All

Intersection of Initial and Final Orbits

Astrogator’s Scripting Tool is a super useful feature that allows you to interact with your Mission Control Sequence (MCS) on a deeper level. It can be used for many things, like: Providing initial guesses for your differential corrector or optimizer … Continue reading

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