asteRisk: Computation of Satellite Position

Provides basic functionalities to calculate the position of satellites given a known state vector. The package includes implementations of the SGP4 and SDP4 simplified perturbation models to propagate orbital state vectors, as well as utilities to read TLE files and convert coordinates between different frames of reference. Several of the functionalities of the package (including the high-precision numerical orbit propagator) require the coefficients and data included in the 'asteRiskData' package, available in a 'drat' repository. To install this data package, run 'install.packages("asteRiskData", repos="")'. Felix R. Hoots, Ronald L. Roehrich and T.S. Kelso (1988) <>. David Vallado, Paul Crawford, Richard Hujsak and T.S. Kelso (2012) <doi:10.2514/6.2006-6753>. Felix R. Hoots, Paul W. Schumacher Jr. and Robert A. Glover (2014) <doi:10.2514/1.9161>.

Version: 1.4.3
Imports: deSolve, nanotime, stats, onion, Rcpp, RcppParallel, utils
LinkingTo: Rcpp, RcppParallel
Suggests: asteRiskData, knitr, formatR, webshot, BiocStyle, RUnit, BiocGenerics, plotly, lazyeval, dplyr, ggmap, rmarkdown, markdown
Published: 2023-01-14
DOI: 10.32614/CRAN.package.asteRisk
Author: Rafael Ayala ORCID iD [aut, cre], Daniel Ayala ORCID iD [aut], David Ruiz ORCID iD [aut], Lara Selles Vidal ORCID iD [aut]
Maintainer: Rafael Ayala <rafael.ayala at>
License: GPL-3
NeedsCompilation: yes
SystemRequirements: C++11, GNU make
Materials: NEWS
CRAN checks: asteRisk results


Reference manual: asteRisk.pdf
Vignettes: asteRisk


Package source: asteRisk_1.4.3.tar.gz
Windows binaries: r-devel:, r-release:, r-oldrel:
macOS binaries: r-release (arm64): asteRisk_1.4.3.tgz, r-oldrel (arm64): asteRisk_1.4.3.tgz, r-release (x86_64): asteRisk_1.4.3.tgz, r-oldrel (x86_64): asteRisk_1.4.3.tgz
Old sources: asteRisk archive


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