Blog from November, 2015

Announcing GMAT R2015a

The GMAT development team is pleased to announce the release of GMAT version R2015a.  The General Mission Analysis Tool (GMAT) is the world’s only enterprise, multi-mission, open source software system for space mission design, optimization, and navigation. The system supports missions in flight regimes ranging from low Earth orbit to lunar, libration point, and deep space missions. GMAT is developed by a team of NASA, private industry, public, and private contributors and is used for real-world mission support, engineering studies, as a tool for education, and public engagement.

GMAT R2015a is our best work yet and is a major, feature-rich release.  For a complete list of new features, compatibility changes, and bug fixes, see the Release Notes.  Below are just some of the new capabilities contained in this release. 

  • User-defined functions (sub-routines) in GMAT script
  • Python interface
  • Eclipse location
  • Contact location
  • Electric propulsion models
  • SNOPT Optimizer
  • Space weather modelling in dynamics

To download, visit our SourceForge download page.

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