As satellite systems around Earth proliferate, situational awareness in space is critical knowledge.

Every move you make in space is expensive. Of course, the only thing more expensive is losing your asset in a collision — an increasingly grave risk as large, commercial constellations swarm into orbit. Space situational awareness enables you to know when and where to move an asset to keep it safe. But as on Earth, so it is in space: to make the best decisions you need the best information.

Ansys software solutions include some of the most accurate — and most trusted — orbit determination and conjunction analysis tools in the world. Detect and assess potential collisions in space by tracking space objects, characterizing their maneuvers, and evaluating the degree of risk. And, you can use these same tools to improve the quality of the data you collect by simulating the design and coordination of tracking systems that incorporate ground, space, sea, and air assets.

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Advanced analytical tools and higher fidelity modeling in the space domain.

Orbit Determination Tool Kit (ODTK)

Process tracking data and generate orbit ephemeris with realistic covariance.


Reverse engineer spacecraft maneuvers, and examine and correct observation association problems.

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