The General Mission Analysis Tool (GMAT) is an open-source tool for space mission design and navigation. GMAT is developed by a team of NASA, private industry, and public and private contributors.

The GMAT development team is pleased to announce the release of GMAT version R2018a. New features in this release include orbit determination improvements, a built-in non-linear optimizer, and numerous bite-sized enhancements. For a complete list of new features, compatibility changes, and bug fixes, see the release notes contained in the user guide.

In recent news, GMAT is now used operationally in support of the following missions: Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO), Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO), the Advanced Composition Explorer (ACE), Wind, Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) , and the Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO).

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  • great project, thanks a lot

  • Excellent general Astrodynamics capabilities

  • Another year without a compilation for win x64? is there any reason?

  • Awesome project! Thank you so much for the Linux release. Quick glance shows both cmd and gui versions are running on Linux Mint.

  • Very interesting project! Thanks a lot!

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Languages

English

Intended Audience

Aerospace, Government, Science/Research, Advanced End Users, Developers, Engineering

User Interface

Command-line, wxWidgets

Programming Language

C++

Registered

2007-07-17