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Scenario Generation and Visualization

Simulation, analysis, and visualization of satellites in orbit

Generate satellite scenarios to model and visualize satellites in orbit and to perform additional analyses such as computing access with ground stations.

Objects

satelliteScenarioSatellite scenario
satelliteScenarioViewerCreate viewer for satellite scenario
SatelliteSatellite in satellite scenario
GroundStationGround station object belonging to satellite scenario
ConicalSensorConical sensor object belonging to satellite scenario
GroundTrackGround track object belonging to satellite in scenario
TransmitterTransmitter object belonging to satellite scenario
ReceiverReceiver object belonging to satellite scenario
PatternRadiation pattern visualization
GimbalGimbal object belonging to satellite scenario
AccessAccess analysis object belonging to scenario
FieldOfViewField of view object belonging to satellite scenario
LinkLink analysis object belonging to Transmitter

Functions

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aerCalculate azimuth angle, elevation angle, and range of another satellite or ground station in NED frame
advanceMove simulation forward by one sample time
hideHide satellite scenario entity from viewer
orbitalElementsOrbital elements of satellites in scenario
playPlay satellite scenario simulation results on viewer
restartRestart simulation from beginning
showShow object in satellite scenario viewer
skyplotPlot satellite azimuth and elevation data
statesObtain position and velocity of satellite
campitchSet or get pitch angle of camera for Satellite Scenario Viewer
camrollSet or get roll angle of camera for Satellite Scenario Viewer
camposSet or get position of camera for Satellite Scenario Viewer
camheadingSet or get heading angle of camera for Satellite Scenario Viewer
camheightSet or get height of camera for Satellite Scenario Viewer
camtargetSet camera target for Satellite Scenario Viewer
hideAllHide all graphics in satellite scenario viewer
showAllShow all graphics in viewer
accessPercentagePercentage of time when access exists between first and last node in access analysis
accessIntervalsIntervals during which access status is true
accessStatusStatus of access between first and last node defining access analysis
gaussianAntennaAdd Gaussian antennas
ebnoEb/No at final node of link
linkPercentagePercentage of time when link between first and last node in link analysis is closed
linkStatusStatus of link closure between first and last node
linkIntervalsIntervals during which link is closed
sigstrengthCalculate received signal strength at last node of link
gimbalAnglesSteering angles of gimbal
pointAtPoint satellite at target

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