Add launch countdown clock to 3D graphics display

To add a launch countdown clock to your STK 3D graphics window:

  1. Create a Facility and open Analysis Workbench.
  2. Create a new scalar calculation of type Function(x).
  3. Call it Countdown and set the function to a +b*x+ c*x^2 + d*x^3.
  4. Choose x is scalar and select ElapsedTimeFromStop.
  5. Set a = 0, b = -1, c = 0 and d = 0.
  6. Set output to Inherit Dimension from x and click OK.
  1. Create a custom report style for the facility.
  2. Bring in the Scalar calculation from its Data Provider and change the title in the Options window to Countdown.
  1. Open the facility 3D Properties->Data Display, add the Countdown report style, and click OK.

The following shows the newly created countdown clock in the 3D Graphics window.


Analysis Workbench

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Systems Tool Kit (STK)

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