[Spice_discussion] Use of TIME_WRAPPER in mkspk

William Thompson William.T.Thompson at nasa.gov
Fri Apr 23 08:26:58 PDT 2010

I have a data file containing times and state vectors which I wish to convert 
into a SPICE kernel.  The data lines look like the following:

2017-03-11T23:14:42.94302378  -146942313.389226    20543733.660900 
8906589.632310   -3.572797  -23.716085  -10.044392

I'm told that the timestamps are in TDB time.  However, when I try processing 
these data through mkspk using a setup line with the entry:


I get the following error message

> Toolkit version: N0060
> The input string uses the ISO "T" date/time delimiter but does not match any of
> the accepted ISO formats.
> A traceback follows.  The name of the highest level module is first.

However, if I remove this line, then mkspk produces a kernel.  For the present, 
the slight difference in time between UTC and TDB is not important, but the 
software should be able to handle this situation.

Bill Thompson

William Thompson
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Code 671
Greenbelt, MD  20771

William.T.Thompson at nasa.gov

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