OpenRocket is a free and open source, fully featured model rocket simulator written in Java.
OpenRocket enables its users to easily design and simulate rockets before actually building and flying them.
Featuring a full six-degree-of-freedom simulation and a realistic wind modeling, OpenRocket also includes a multitude of different components such as free-form fins and canted fins, clustering and staging.
Here are some key features of "OpenRocket":
· Multiple simulation methods
· Wind modeling
· Rocket rotation
· Zoom schematic view
· Supports canted fins
· Clustering support
· Configurable plotting
· Rocket stability computed using the Barrowman method
· Fully configurable plotting, with various preset configurations
· Rocket flight animation
What's New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· This release contains a huge number of improvements, the main ones including realistic 3D rendering with decals, flight configurations, lower stage descent simulation, boosted dart support and new translations for Portuguese and Japanese