Cassini/MIMI Science Planning and Visualization Tools

Updated: May 22, 2019

The Cassini/MIMI science planning and visualization tools display spacecraft attitude, instrument fields of view, and a variety of other data in various frames and projections.  They enable the user to quickly browse targets of opportunity and visually check constraints to arrive or investigate optimum pointing.  These tools also enable users to examine "as-flown" observation geometry to facilitate data analysis.

JCSN: The science planning and visualization tool for the MIMI instrument.  It displays spacecraft attitude and trajectory data relative to various Saturnian bodies, MIMI fields of view, and a variety of other data useful for planning observations.

The latest version, 5.0.0, released on May 22, 2019 no longer utilizes Java WebStart and consists of native application bundles for each supported O/S:
  • Native application bundles that include the Java 8 runtime
  • Updated kernels to the final released reconstructed and predict files
Click here for details and the User's Guide.

Launch OrbitBrowser
Launch OrbitBrowser
OrbitImageBrowser: This tool is an image browser to view the plots which illustrate the keep-out zones for flight rules as well as pitch-angle coverage charts. 

Click here for details.

Contact MIMI Webmaster with any questions, comments, or concerns.