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Small TLE loader from NASA

Project description

SpaceTrackApi client

Small TLE loader from NASA.

Requirements

  • requests >= 2.14.2

Installing

pip install nasa-tle-loader

Getting started

To retrieve something from Space-Track:

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
from __future__ import unicode_literals, print_function

import json

from nasa_tle_loader import NasaTLELoader


def main():
    # Loader initializing
    loader = NasaTLELoader()

    # Getting list `nasa_tle_loader.TLE`(namedtuple like) objects
    tle_list = loader()

    # Print result as JSON
    print(json.dumps([tle.as_dict() for tle in tle_list[:3]], indent=2))


if __name__ == '__main__':
    main()

Result:

[
  {
    "EPOCH": "2017-05-17 13:16:58",
    "EPOCH_MICROSECONDS": "124064",
    "NORAD_CAT_ID": "25544",
    "TLE_LINE0": "ISS",
    "TLE_LINE1": "1 25544U 98067A   17137.55345051  .00016717  00000-0  10270-3 0  9004",
    "TLE_LINE2": "2 25544  51.6389 191.0057 0005051 169.7469 190.3787 15.54030000 16987"
  },
  {
    "EPOCH": "2017-05-17 22:32:35",
    "EPOCH_MICROSECONDS": "151072",
    "NORAD_CAT_ID": "25544",
    "TLE_LINE0": "ISS",
    "TLE_LINE1": "1 25544U 98067A   17137.93929573  .00016717  00000-0  10270-3 0  9014",
    "TLE_LINE2": "2 25544  51.6398 189.0848 0005258 166.2909 193.8387 15.53887043 17040"
  },
  {
    "EPOCH": "2017-05-18 01:37:47",
    "EPOCH_MICROSECONDS": "963136",
    "NORAD_CAT_ID": "25544",
    "TLE_LINE0": "ISS",
    "TLE_LINE1": "1 25544U 98067A   17138.06791624  .00016717  00000-0  10270-3 0  9024",
    "TLE_LINE2": "2 25544  51.6394 188.4430 0005111 170.0057 190.1198 15.53888284 17061"
  }
]

Source code

The latest developer version is available in a github repository: https://github.com/nkoshell/nasa-tle-loader

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