Traditionally, the Satellite Situation Center (SSC) 4D Orbit Viewer has been started by a user visiting the application's web page and selecting the "launch" application button. This resulted in the application starting and prompting the user to enter time-range and satellite information. The services described below, allow any Web application to conveniently link to the SSC 4D Orbit Viewer in such a way that the viewer can be launched from any web page with initial time-range and satellite information. This allows any Web application to offer an interactive 4D display of the trajectories of satellites known to SSC.
The available Web Services are:
The following sites utilize these services to display orbit information: