Features

  • OS³ will be released under a public license
  • Based on the Open-Source OMNeT++ framework, providing
    • Detailed modelling of communication aspects 
    • Dynamic integration of already implemented protocol stacks
    • Modular architecture and easy extensiblility  
  • "NORAD SGP4/SDP4 implementation" by Michael F. Henry used for highly accurate satellite movement
  • OS³ is usable for any arbitrary constellation
  • GUI for easy and comfortable handling
  • Using Webservice for realistic and actual information:
    • TLEs downloaded from Celestrak
    • Live weather data from worldweatheronline
    • Global altitude information from GeoNames
  • Calculation of various channel characteristics
  • Configuration of scenario-specific parameters
  • Two different visualization methods
    • Worldview
    • Local Evaluation/Azimuth representation
  • Running on Linux, Mac and Windows
  • Detailed documentation
  • Online support
  • Already implemented use cases as examples