Category: Projects

Open Source Aerospace Projects

Tracking Colored Pixels in Videos

This work was adopted from code written by Dr. Adrian Rosebrock (https://www.pyimagesearch.com/2015/09/14/ball-tracking-with-opencv/). ColorTrack tracks the positions of objects in a video stream specified by their colors. The code is listed below. Each object is identified by a circle drawn around the object’s largest diameter. The tracked positions correspond to the center of this circle. Multiple…
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Mission to Mars in Python

Simulation of Rocket Flight This is a simple simulation of rocket flight from earth’s surface to Mars. Dependencies: Python2 VPython matplotlib Problem This project aims to simulate a rocket flight from Earth’s surface to Mars. Solution The solution has been divided into three parts: the flight to earth’s lower orbit, inter-planetary flight and the landing.It…
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