a successful application of Retsina multi-agent technology, integrates three sources of information to make a prediction of satellite visibility:

  1. Geographical coordinates of the region of observation;
  2. Weather forecast websites for the region of observation;
  3. Passage of visible satellites over the area at the specified time.

Links to snapshots of Thales sub-components:

Snapshot 1

Snapshot 2

Snapshot 3

Snapshot 4

Snapshot 5

  • Webdemo of the ISS Visibility Forecast is available via the Domashnev Engineering Group website;
  • The Thales Architecture was presented at the 10th International Space University Alumni Conference, Houston, TX, July 1997;
  • The Thales implementation was presented at the 5th Congress on Mathematical Modeling, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna, Russia, October 2002.