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Freeware, Videos, and other Goodies

Here are some open source tools and other support to make your job easier.  Tools listed on this page are free to use and modify as long as you give street cred to the original authors.  Feel free to send us your changes and we will update so everyone can benefit.

How To Videos

Constellation Maker Ver 0.3

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Create your own Walker constellations in this Octave script set. You enter the number of constellations, orbital parameters, phasing angle, and ground stations. The script generates the xml scene file which you can then load in PIGI from main menu bar.

CAD Importer Ver 0.2

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Get your own spacecraft into PIGI!  Convert from 3D printer .stl files to PIGI format.  Written in Python the scripts use Blender (see Blender.org) to set up both the low resolution overview spacecraft and a higher resolution for the coveted exploded view.