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The Orbit Wizard is accessible via the Orbit Wizard button at the bottom of the Orbit Page of the Spacecraft Object Editor, and through FreeFlyer script. Using the Orbit Wizard allows you to quickly load orbit state data from a file or create an orbit in one of the following orbit types:
With the exception of the Interplanetary Orbit Wizard, the central body for the Orbit Wizard is always the Earth.
Mission Plan Wizard: Orbit Type GUI
Using the Orbit Wizard in FreeFlyer Script
The examples below show use the Orbit Wizard through FreeFlyer script. Each orbit type is configured using a different method of the Spacecraft object.
Loading Orbit States from External Files
Ephemeris or NORAD TLE files can be used to initialize a spacecraft's state in the orbit wizard by clicking the "Load State from File" option in the Orbit Type drop down box, and then browsing for the file. The spacecraft state will be initialized using a single user-specified vector or TLE.
To load a single state from an ephemeris or TLE from FreeFlyer script, the Spacecraft.LoadNoradTLE and Ephemeris.GetVector methods can be used: