20 August 2011
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Solar Explorer
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Catching up with Cassini

Cassini has to considered to be the quiet achiever of space probes. It left Earth in 1997, arriving at Saturn in 2004. After Huygens touched down on Titan, Cassini has largely been forgotten by the public while superstars like the Voyager twins set new distance and longevity records, and the Spirit and Opportunity rovers discover […]


11 August 2011
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Solar Explorer
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A double release

In this weeks update, I added a couple of new planet structure definitions for Saturn and Uranus into Solar Explorer. I’d been putting these two off for a while since they have rings and the code I wrote to swap the planet between the cutaway view and normal view couldn’t handle them, so they were […]


2 August 2011
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Solar Explorer
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Good luck Juno

Another update for Solar Explorer, and I’ve been extra busy this time. Apart from a minor fix, I’ve added some more planet structures for Mars and Jupiter and tweaked the update I did last week for low resolution phones. While adding the extra detail to Jupiter, I found out that we really don’t know much […]