Shawn's Satellite Simulator is a Java-based application that propagates Earth orbiting satellites and graphically visualizes their orbits in both 2D and 3D. The program can be used to explore the Keplarian elements commonly used to descibe a satellites' orbit.

Download and Installation

1. Java 1.5 is required: download and install from Sun (latest)or locally:jre-1_5_0_08-windows-i586-p.exe

2. Java3D 1.4 is required: download and install from Sun or locally:java3d-1_4_0_01-windows-i586.exe

3. To download the application: jar (any OS), or .exe (windows)

4. Example scenarios: Download

5. Readme and quick-start instructions: download/view

6. You may also find my newer project JSatTrak of interest

Test Version 1.1.6

Includes stars, 3D satellite view cones, and Runge Kutta HPROP 8/7-8 propogators.
Exe: SSS_v1_1_6.exe
Jar: SSS_v1_1_6.jar