Copernicus Trajectory Design and Optimization System (Version 5.x)(MSC-26673-1)

design and integration tools
Copernicus Trajectory Design and Optimization System (Version 5.x)
Copernicus v5.3.1 is a new release of the Copernicus spacecraft trajectory design and optimization program. This is an update to version 5.2, which was released in January 2022. Copernicus 5.x is a significant update to the tool and includes:A new modern Python-based GUI that is now cross-platform and fully functional on Windows, Linux, and macOS3D graphics upgrades including antialiasing and celestial body shadowingNew Python features such as a scripting interface, API, and pluginsInclusion of the IPOPT optimization methodMany other new features and optionsBug fixes and stability improvementsCopernicus is capable of solving a wide range of trajectory optimization problems. These include trajectories centered about any planet or moon in the solar system, trajectories influenced by two or more celestial bodies such as libration point trajectories (halo orbits) and distant retrograde orbits, Earth-Moon and interplanetary transfers, asteroid and comet missions, and more. The software is available for Windows, Linux, and macOS.
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Windows, Linux, OS X
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