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The program, "xspace" is a space physics educational software package. It is designed to introduce students to space physics concepts and to be used as exercises for class homework or assignments. Currently it has sections on the following:

  • Magnetospheres
  • Particle Motion
  • Plasma Waves,
  • Collisionless Shocks
  • Solar Wind
  • Ionosphere & Currents

Current Version:   1.4

License Type:   Free

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Source Code Availability:   Yes

Available Binary Packages:

  • Debian Package:   No
  • RedHat RPM Package:   No
  • Other Packages:   No

Targeted Platforms:

UNIX/X (SunOS, Sun-Solaris, SGI, AIX, DEC, and HPUX), the author said it should also run under Linux, but you will need Motif to compile the code. A static version binary for Linux will be available in future.

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