Astrogator FAQs

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Can TLEs be used for Decay / Re-Entry Estimation?

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TLE and SGP4 propagators cannot be used to predict deorbit times alone. It requires additional support tools to do so.

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How can I load a GIMROC/GIMS .gxt file into STK?

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This article covers the steps of loading the GIMS software, exporting the .gxt file and loading it into STK.

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Percent Coverage by Region with Multiple Area Targets

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This discussion was based on defining a coverage definition with multiple custom area targets as the regions. These area targets overlapped each...

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"The program can't start because VCRUNTIME140.dll is missing"

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A missing .dll file may prevent the STK License Server (noted on Win2008 R2 and Win2012 severs) from starting.

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How do I create high quality, realistic STK videos?

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STK has several features that allow users to create photo-realistic animations. This FAQ shows some resources for how to learn those techniques.

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Do I need to install the STK Help?

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In STK 11.4, the help is an optional download (for STK help and the Programming help)

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How do I obtain STK-compatible ephemeris for planetary moons that are not already modeled in STK?

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Ephemeris for these objects, in SPICE format, is archived and continually updated at the NASA Navigation and Ancillary Information Facility,...

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Does STK support streaming terrain and imagery with local data (Offline)?

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This FAQ discuss the options for streaming local terrain and imagery data

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What is the oldest version of STK that is officially supported?

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The guidelines for how long AGI supports older releases of software.

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How to convert CAD models for use in STK

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Best practices on converting CAD models for use in STK

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How Do I Create a Simple Model For Use in the Solar Panel Tool?

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A commented example showing how to create a simple satellite model with solar panels to use in the Solar Panel Tool.

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How do you compute received power for a volumetric analysis?

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This example describes defining an airspace around a ship emitter and computing received power at each grid point in the airspace by using Spatial...

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How to Create a TLE File?

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STK has many propagators that generate very accurate and complex orbits. Sometimes you need to represent these extremely dynamic orbits as a single...

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Ever Wonder Why Some Flights Seem to Fly North When They Do Not Need To?

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Have you have ever been on a long flight and noticed that the path of the airplane seems to be going out of the way toward the North Pole instead...

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How do I create statistics of network license usage?

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This collection of Windows utilities is used to sample AGI License Server(s) usage (every five minutes) and create usage reports (who is using...

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How Does the ModelCenter Repackaging Change the Integration of ModelCenter with STK?

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This article explains how the relationship between STK and ModelCenter has changed since ModelCenter was repackaged by Phoenix Integration.

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