Posts by toutatis

by toutatis
05.06.2018, 09:38
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Mars Odyssey...
by toutatis
03.06.2018, 23:43
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Toutatis, I think you put the diameter in the place of the radius.
oh,yes... am sorry...

Added after 2 hours 45 minutes:
Working with a Space Telescopes now... Solar-B (Hinode) and James Webb (JWST)...
by toutatis
03.06.2018, 14:20
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) or Global Precipitation Index (GPI) is a joint mission between JAXA and NASA as well as other international space agencies to make frequent (every 2–3 hours) observations of Earth’s precipitation. It is part of NASA's Earth Systematic Missions program and works...
by toutatis
03.06.2018, 14:13
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

About MAVEN, I had some doubt about the front solar panels color, shown golden in this #1 image from Celestia Origin last release:
Goofy... panels are black... they a bit looks gold because of the sun... but there no problem to change shininess of them...
by toutatis
03.06.2018, 10:17
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Ok! :clap: :smile:

:smile: :smile: :smile:
by toutatis
03.06.2018, 10:11
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

I'm appreciating a lot what you are doing with spacecraft models, very nice and precious job,

Anyway Thanks Goofy... :smile: :smile: :smile:
by toutatis
03.06.2018, 10:07
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

TESS again... :smile: ... Alternative add-on...
by toutatis
03.06.2018, 10:03
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Hi Toutatis and Gironde. I'm appreciating a lot what you are doing with spacecraft models, very nice and precious job, but (there is aolways a "but", alas!) I find just a small defect in all of them: they look too much "new", just like kids new plastic toys. :weirdface: IMHO the...
by toutatis
03.06.2018, 06:52
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated April 30, 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 9763

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated April 30, 2018

Everything is works well in Celestia Origin... I use it and I like it... Problems with computers only...
by toutatis
03.06.2018, 05:39
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN) is a space probe developed by NASA to study the Martian atmosphere while orbiting Mars. Mission goals include determining how the planet's atmosphere and water, presumed to have once been substantial, were lost over time... https://en.wikipedia....
by toutatis
02.06.2018, 16:46
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

it will tell me where you found the semimajoraxis because it is not in the 2 lines of Norad Satcat or how you calculate it. I calculate it from TLE... watch... let's use TLE you posted here... If (A) - semimajor axis.. then we can found it if we know only a Period (in seconds) (T) from this! A^3=μ*...
by toutatis
02.06.2018, 12:51
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

this is from the NORAD archive... TRMM: Epoch - 2457064.46157 (10/02/2015 23:04:40 UTC) Period - 0.06360739682865741446 SemiMajor Axis - 6730.3524986523755476 Eccentricity - 0.0004267 Inclination - 34.9536 Ascending of Node - 347.4797 Argument of Pericenter - 261.2269 Mean Anomaly - 158.1517
by toutatis
02.06.2018, 12:09
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

here is my last born: satellite TRMM This satellite was launched in Japan in 1997 (collaboration with Nasa) and returned to the atmosphere and was destroyed in 2015 I had a lot of trouble determining its orbit when it was active. I collected the archive of Satcat for 1997 but I had nowhere semimajo...
by toutatis
02.06.2018, 08:22
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

The Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope (FGRST), formerly called the Gamma-ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST), is a space observatory being used to perform gamma-ray astronomy observations from low Earth orbit. Its main instrument is the Large Area Telescope (LAT), with which astronomers mostly inte...
by toutatis
02.06.2018, 04:21
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

The OSIRIS-REx (Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security, Regolith Explorer) is a NASA asteroid study and sample-return mission. Launched on 8 September 2016, its mission is to study asteroid 101955 Bennu, a carbonaceous asteroid, and return a sample to Earth on 24 Septemb...
by toutatis
02.06.2018, 02:24
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

Next spacecraft is space observatory FERMI-GLAST... it tomorrow...
by toutatis
02.06.2018, 02:19
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

3D model of OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is ready! Now I preparing XYZV-file to show it trajectory in Celestia...

Added after 2 minutes 45 seconds:
by toutatis
02.06.2018, 00:25
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated April 30, 2018
Replies: 85
Views: 9763

Re: Project "Celestia Origin", release dated April 30, 2018

Full-scale preparation for the new release has begun!

Cool! :smile: :smile: :smile: :clap:
by toutatis
02.06.2018, 00:19
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

I found another satellite: FootSat
launch 2018 06 14 15:00:00 utc
end of mission: 2018 07 15 15:00 utc
returned to the atmosphere and landing in Moscow (Luzhniki)
May the best win !
:biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin:
by toutatis
01.06.2018, 13:07
Forum: Add-on releases
Topic: Spacecrafts for Celestia
Replies: 1348
Views: 235939

Re: Spacecrafts for Celestia

there are corrections for the models...

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