Civil Air Patrol

Systems Tool Kit

STK is a software tool that allows engineers and scientists to design and develop complex dynamic simulations of real-world problems, especially those relating to satellites, spacecraft, and aircraft. Through CAP's partnership with Analytical Graphics, the makers of STK, cadets are invited to test-fly this state-of-the-art technology.

STK is a fantastic aerospace/STEM activity for cadets, students, and adults!

DID YOU KNOW that the Air Force Association (AFA) has an exciting and challenging national competition that involves the use of STK?  StellarXplorers is a dynamic program and competition available to ANY high school team from schools, youth organizations, JROTC, OR CAP!

CAP teams competing in the 2017 National Competition to end in April in Denver, Colorado, are:

  • Titan Cadet Squadron, Indianapolis, IN- Director, Lt. Col. Frank Merrill
  • Aurora Composite Squadron, Portland, OR- Director, Maj. Carl Knox
  • Westchester Cadet Squadron, Bronx, NY- Director, Lt. Col. Thomas Vreeland

REGISTRATION for the 2018 StellarXplorers Competition begins May 1 at www.stellarxplorers.org!

Want to get started learning about STK? See info below!

                   INTRODUCTORY VIDEO!

How to Obtain a Free STK Software License:

Contact ae@capnhq.gov .
 

Resources

STK Curriculum
STK PowerPoint - Orbital Mechanics
Lesson plans, slides, activity scenarios, etc.
  (6.6 mb Zip file)
Aerospace Dimensions Supplemental Space Module  (see Chapter 2)


 

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