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2016-06-29 Orekit 8.0 released

This major release introduces orbit determination and switches to Hipparchus math library

2016-06-24 Hipparchus 1.0 released

Hipparchus, the new mathematical library used by Orekit has been released

2016-05-16 Orekit 7.2 released

This minor release introduces new times scales and DSST customization

2016-02-07 Orekit 7.1 released

This minor release introduces many new events and enhancements

2016-01-06 Apache Commons Math 3.6 released

This version will be used in the upcoming Orekit 7.1 release.

2015-10-01 Continuous integration

Continous integration, a new best practice implemented in Orekit development

2015-04-03 Hank and Guillermo are now PMC members!

The Orekit team is happy to welcome our latest PMC members: Hank Grabowski and Guillermo Ortega

2015-01-12 New Orekit website

A new website is now online

2015-01-11 Orekit 7.0 released

This major release introduces the complete DSST semi-analytical propagator with short-periodics terms

2014-11-07 Evan is now a PMC member!

The Orekit team is happy to welcome our latest PMC member: Evan Ward

2014-09-19 Welcome Hank!

The Orekit team is happy to welcome our latest committer: Hank Grabowski

2014-09-18 Free Orekit Based Flight Dynamics Mobile Apps for Android

STAVOR and SATCOR, two free Orekit based mobile applications are now available for Android devices

2014-06-11 SOCIS 2014 students selection

The final selection of students for SOCIS 2014 is now official. The Orekit project is happy to have two students this year

2014-05-01 Orekit has been selected as a project for SOCIS 2014

Orekit has been selected by ESA for its Summer Of Code In Space (SOCIS) 2014

2014-03-24 KePASSA 2014

You can meet Orekit expert during "Key Topics in Orbit Propagation Applied to Space Situational Awareness" Workshop (KePASSA)

2014-03-20 Ongoing work on DSST

One of the important feature added with the last two versions of Orekit is the Draper Semi-analytical Satellite Theory

2013-12-13 Orekit 6.1 released

Version 6.1 is a minor release of Orekit which introduces several new features and bug fixes

2013-09-30 AMOS SSA Dialogue (Maui)

Nicolas Frouvelle, as Orekit PMC chair, was invited by the Secure World Foundation to attend the international AMOS SSA Dialogue in Maui to foster dialogue among SSA providers and end users

2013-09-06 Initial support for parsing CCSDS Orbit Data Messages

We have just added a long-desired feature into Orekit: support for parsing CCSDS Orbit Data Messages (both OPM, OEM and OMM)

2013-07-19 Orekit has been selected as a project for SOCIS 2013

Orekit has been selected by ESA for its Summer Of Code In Space (SOCIS) 2013

2013-06-27 Slides from ESAW 2013 conference

Two presentations about Orekit have been done during the European Ground System Architecture Workshop (ESAW), 18-19 June 2013 at ESOC, Darmstadt

2013-05-29 ESAW 2013

You can discuss with Orekit expert during European Ground System Architecture Workshop (ESAW), 18-19 June 2013 at ESOC, Darmstadt, Germany

2013-05-16 New homepage for Orekit

Orekit website has been refreshed ; visiting https://www.orekit.org/ doesn't direct to the wiki of the forge anymore

2013-04-24 Orekit 6.0 released

This major release introduces many new features like the thread safety for many parts and the inclusion of the DSST semi-analytical propagator

2013-04-02 Welcome Evan!

The Orekit team is happy to welcome our latest committer: Evan Ward

2012-09-28 Orekit Labs opened

Orekit Labs is a place for projects based on Orekit and provided by Orekit users who want to share their work with the community under the same license condition

2012-09-27 Open governance for Orekit

For its 10th birthday, Orekit has switched to open governance