David Harding

David Harding

I am an aerospace engineer working in the field of satellite operations.

Latest Posts
Calculating Visitation Frequency with Orbital STK

Calculating Visitation Frequency with Orbital STK

This tutorial explains how to calculate visitation frequency, an important metric for remote sensing as a service companies

Utilizing the Official SGP4 DLLs in Python

Utilizing the Official SGP4 DLLs in Python

This tutorial explains the basics of interacting with AFSPC's official SGP4 Dynamic Link Libraries

Using the Official SGP-4 Propogator

Using the Official SGP-4 Propogator

These are instructions to guide you through the process of downloading and running the official SGP-4 propogator

Bad Science: Converting TLEs to Keplerian Elements

Bad Science: Converting TLEs to Keplerian Elements

It is possible, but ill advised, to convert Two Line Element Sets (TLEs) to any other coordinate system