This scenario demonstrates how the on-board power system can be used to simulate data down-link that is dependent on access
to specific geographic locations (i.e., ground stations).
This scenario is intended to provide both an overview and a concrete demonstration of the features and interface of
Module: groundLocation, which represents a specific ground location and computes visibility from that location to spacecraft,
and Module: spaceToGroundTransmitter, which represents a spacecraft-based radio system that requires
visibility to a ground station.
The script is found in the folder
basilisk/examples and executed by using:
The scenario is meant to be representative of a small satellite with constant data collection attempting to
downlink data to a ground station located in Boulder, Colorado.
When the simulation completes, the following plots are shown to
demonstrate the data stored, generated, and downlinked.