[Spice_discussion] Python support for SPICE
chris-piker at uiowa.edu
Fri Sep 26 09:14:27 PDT 2014
I've currently wrapped the following functions:
... and will be happy to add any more that are requested. Most of these
were ones I needed, but some of these were added at the request of John
Aiello at APL. Also the wrapper has pretty extensive help doc strings.
On 09/26/2014 07:45 AM, Bridgman, William T. wrote:
> What level of support does your wrapper provide for the SPICE interface?
> I was just taking a look to see if it might be under more active development and a suitable replacement for the existing wrapper I use (linked earlier). That version at the very least supports furnsh, utc2et, et2utc, spkpos (the ones I actively use in my codes).
> Looking at your source tree, it’s unclear if your wrapper is more complete.
> Can you clarify?
> On Sep 25, 2014, at 6:50 PM, Chris Piker <chris-piker at uiowa.edu> wrote:
>> Bill Thompson
>> There have been two unofficial python wrappers generated for spice. Here's mine if you want it:
>> And I know there is another one floating around. I'll be curious to hear if we will be getting an official pySpice some day.
>> On 09/25/2014 05:35 PM, William Thompson wrote:
>>> The Solar Orbiter project is planning on using SPICE kernels for their
>>> orbit and attitude files. Solar scientists have traditionally used IDL
>>> for their data analysis, and SPICE is well supported in IDL. However,
>>> there's a desire in a number of teams to start using Python instead.
>>> What's the status of incorporating the SPICE software into Python?
>>> Bill Thompson
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