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Python client for space-track.org

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spacetrack is a python module for Space-Track

Installation

$ pip install spacetrack

Example

>>> from spacetrack import SpaceTrackClient
>>> st = SpaceTrackClient('identity', 'password')

>>> print(st.tle_latest(norad_cat_id=[25544, 41335], ordinal=1, format='tle'))
1 25544U 98067A   16179.00000000  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0  0000
2 25544  00.0000   0.0000 0000000  00.0000 000.0000 00.00000000  0000
1 41335U 16011A   16179.00000000  .00000000  00000-0  00000-0 0  0000
2 41335  00.0000   0.0000 0000000  00.0000 000.0000 00.00000000  0000

>>> # Operators, to save manual string formatting.
>>> import spacetrack.operators as op
>>> drange = op.inclusive_range(dt.datetime(2016, 6, 26),
...                             dt.datetime(2016, 6, 27))

>>> # Streaming downloads line by line
>>> lines = st.tle(iter_lines=True, publish_epoch=drange, orderby='TLE_LINE1', format='tle')
>>> with open('tle.txt', 'w') as fp:
...     for line in lines:
...         fp.write(line)

# Streaming downloads in chunk (note file is opened in binary mode)
>>> content = st.download(iter_content=True, file_id=..., format='stream')
>>> with open('file.txt', 'wb') as fp:
...     for chunk in content:
...         fp.write(chunk)

>>> # Parameter checking, using Space-Track's modeldef API
>>> st.tle_latest(onrad_cat_id=25544)
TypeError: 'tle_latest' got an unexpected argument 'onrad_cat_id'

>>> # Automatic rate limiting
>>> for satno in my_satnos:
...     # Gets limited to <20 requests per minute automatically by blocking
...     st.tle(...)

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Development

spacetrack uses semantic versioning

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