Product Features

Orbit Propagators

Product Two-Body Keplerian J2 Perturbations SGP4/SDP4
SC Modeler
Continuous Coverage Analysis Module (circular orbits, elliptical "frozen" orbits)
Periodic Coverage Analysis Module
Constraints Analysis Module (circular orbits, elliptical "frozen" orbits)
Network Topology Tools
Periodic Coverage Constellation Design / Circular Orbits
Continuous Coverage Constellation Design / Circular Orbits
Continuous Coverage Constellation Design / Advanced Options
Continuous Coverage Constellation Design / Advanced Options Plus
Interference Analysis of GSO and non-GSO satellites / EPFD Analysis
Network Traffic Analysis Module

Constellation Design Modules

Supported Features Continuous Coverage Constellation Design / Circular Orbits Continuous Coverage Constellation Design / Advanced Options Continuous Coverage Constellation Design / Advanced Options Plus Periodic Coverage Constellation Design / Circular Orbits
Circular Orbits
Elliptical Orbits
Global Coverage or Multiple Latitude Bounds
Continuous N-Satellite Coverage Constellation Design N = 1
Periodic Coverage Constellation Design
"Streets of Coverage" Constellations with Polar or Inclined Orbits, Synchronized Planes
"Streets of Coverage" Constellations with Polar or Inclined Orbits, Non-Synchronized Planes
Kinematically Regular ("Walker delta") Constellations
Kinematically Symmetric Constellations

Network Topology and Routing

Supported Features SC Modeler 3.5.6 or newer Network Topology
Tools
Advanced Routing
Module
Advanced Routing
Web Service
Routing Metrics:
- Hops Count
- Hops Count, Total Path Length
- Total Path Length
- Packet Delay
Specifying Packet Delays:
- Access Delay
- Average Processing and Queuing Delay at a Satellite Node
Specifying Network Topology
Specifying Inactive/Failed Nodes (using access constraints)
Specifying Inactive/Failed Connections
Number of Ground Stations (Shortest Path Search or K-Shortest Path Search tasks) 2 2...1000 (tested), Periodic Coverage Analysis Module required 2...1000 (tested), Periodic Coverage Analysis Module required 2...1000 (tested), Periodic Coverage Analysis Module required
K-Shortest Path Search K = 1 K = 1 Unrestricted K = 1...20
Maximum Number of Graph Edges Unrestricted Unrestricted 10000 5000
Maximum Frequency of Updating Results of K-Shortest Path Search on Client Side (Web Browser) Once every 1+ seconds, depending on PC configuration and simulation scenario Once every 2+ seconds, depending on Internet connection, user location, and simulation scenario
Getting K-Shortest Path Search result in JSON via an HTTP request
Ability to interact with third-party software via HTTP requests (API compatibility required)