|Why||platform for research projects that use distributed computers to do research in various aerospace related sciences and engineering.|
|More Info||http://aerospaceresearch.net/constellation/, http://hgg.aero/|
|Tags||constellation, distributed computing, boinc, hackerspace global grid|
Constellation is a platform for all kind of aerospace related simulation. Currently we are working on ... TrackJack: trajectory optimization of launchers, satellites and probes (subtask for DGLR-Group HyEnD - Hybrid Engine Development) On The Moon: simulation of Moon's near-surface exosphere Extreme Machine: analysis of dynamic systems of exploration-rovers
It's using BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) for distributed computing that enables volunteers to donate idle pc time to the platform via internet and forming a virtual and global super computer.