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    Updates James Webb Space Telescope updates

    Some info why mirror segment deployment and alignment takes many months:
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    Updates James Webb Space Telescope updates

    From my knowledge how it works: 18 mirror segments on main mirror and 1 segment(?) on secondary mirror Each segment on main mirror have 6 servos on corners + 1 servo to change shape/bending for segment. Secondary mirror have 6 servos/ Calibration process ( program in GWBASIC ): 10) Coll down...
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    Updates James Webb Space Telescope updates

    Origami stuff are fully deployed. Need to coarse tune all 18 mirror. This will start any moment and continue next 2 weeks. Then L2 insert burn. Than 3 month fine mirror alignment and instrument calibration. Where is WEBB?
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    Updates James Webb Space Telescope updates

    Sorry, for offtopic and spam. This is in russian, but you will figure out the story. After sunshield deployment magnitude changed from 16 to 14.
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    Open source Orbiter (kind of) license question

    Yes, you missed them. There are meshes and textures...
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    Guide: Orbiter development in Visual Studio 2019

    To my understanding there are two different things: Open source Orbiter, what you already successfully compiled 3rd party addons, who are separate projects/solutions Because there are some nifty things to get 3rd party addon compiled, I recommend you to start learn by recomilling Rcontrol and...
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    New Release D3D9Client Development

    So? Most useless answer. Does this directory structure solve problem? YES or NO?
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    Discussion Building OpenOrbiter under Linux

    Is there any recipe how to compile Open Orbiter under linux without Visual Studio? For example: [email protected]:~$ cd orbiter/build [email protected]:~$ cmake .. [email protected]:~$ make [email protected]:~$ sudo make install or something similar.
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    What music are you listening to?

    Good mental preparation before start to dive deep into flying. I still have problems with orbit sync theory for docking scenarios, didn't read how to use TransX and problems with atmospheric entry... 🛫 And original:
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    Updates ISS UPDATES

    And don't forget about santions. Russians have problems with IC supply due to sanctions now. I assume that they have problems to get RF ICs from Analog/Linear tehnchology and TI.
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    General Question Good addons

    XRsound Orbconnectweb VNCMFD Orbiter master/slave Rcontrol (on laptop) with airfoil control patch
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    Discussion Building OpenOrbiter under Linux

    Wow! Tell me more about compiling under linux. I am using linux daily and are really interesting into compiling under linux. How and what you are doing to compile under linux? Some tricks with <windows.h> and wine library?
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    D3D9Client (semi-native) + Orbiter test build

    Great work! Thank you! What features D3D9 still need to support for compatibility with old add-ons? Maybe there is chance to update these old add-ons and remove old stuff from them? Also this info can be useful for new add-on development to avoid use of obsolete API. I saw some old add-on...
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    Project Space Transportation System 2016

    Why not? You can also make payloads as vessels and make screnario pack for STS missions. Great work with STS payloads!
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    Request OrbitHangar web page comments and favorites.

    Is it possible to add comment system for uploaded addons? Both anonymous and registered user comments. Is it possible to add bookmarking or favotite functionality (maybe with grouping) for registered users? There are planty of interesting addons. It would be great if registered users can manage...
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    Updates NASA New Horizons Mission Updates

    Not available in Latvia. :(
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    Project Space Transportation System 2016

    Another spoiler: Both Buran and Shuttle was on Moon orbit. Somehow Buran was hiding on far side of Moon. Assording to TV-series probably thanks to elliptic orbit. When Shuttle arrived to Moon orbit and went to far side Moon, guys was ready to shoot rockets at each other, if I remember correctly...
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    Project Space Transportation System 2016

    Yesterday spend 22 hours and watched TV series. Well. As season goes to end, Soviets start to make some sh*t on Moon and action start to rise. Otherwise typical melodrama. Rockets in Shuttle cargo bay are good for Orbiter multiplayer game. :D
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    Project Orb::Connect Web Edition

    Ok. Slowly starting to update OrbConnect WEB edition. So far done: 1) Refactor source code folder structure. Source now located in Orbitersdk/Modules/Plugin/OrbConnect. 2) Remove java from main branch. Java still available on kamaz-original branch. 3) Move...
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    Question Addon solution (.sln) convert to CMake

    OK. I figured out how to convert. I am using this converter: Then some minimal file location editing by hand and it works.