Addon request Spotlights For ISS

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I noticed this after my 49th hr of nasa tv he he he
Can someone design a spotlight system for ISS so work can be done in the darkness?

maybe throw some remote cameras too?
 

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This is an addon I would very much enjoy seeing as well. I can only imagine how hard it would be to make it though.
 

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Orbiter only supports one light source, so it's nearly impossible to do at the moment. I say "nearly" because there might be a way to do it that's out of my knowledge. ;)
 

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iss lights

maybe Martin will correct this when the next version of orbiter comes out .....it would be a great addition thats for sure. i floated this idea on the m6 forum nobody has a workaround so far too bad...
 

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It would also be the ultimate if the models cast shadows on themselfs and others.
Surely there has to be a way.
 

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Right now, Orbiter only has one light source, the star. I don't think this will change any time soon in the future. Our best best is to wait for Artlav's OpenGL client. The best we can do at this moment is to "fake" it with dummy thrusters. After reading this thread, I wrote a simple module that allows one to create these type of lights on vessels: (I'll release it after fine tuning)

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hdlights.jpg
 

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Well, I could put an option for contrail texture, but from past experience I can tell that hardly anyone will use it. It will just be pretty much a waste of time. We'll see, tomorrow.
 
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You certainly don,t mess around Computerex, So quick.:speakcool:
 

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I haven't updated it at orbithangar yet, but I have added strobe support as well:

(These strobes on the DG are added by the new system)
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The current ISS fleet includes views from a couple of the ISS cameras and includes support for use with the CameraMFD.

In case you weren't aware of these...

Dave
 
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