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Toni Sagristà Selléstonisagrista.com


The author would like to acknowledge the following people, or the people behind the following technologies/resources:

  • Prof. Stefan Jordan (stefan-jordan.de) for some suggestions and ideas.

  • The DLR for financing this project.

  • The BWT, Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Technologie, also supporting this project.

  • My institution, ARI/ZAH.

  • Dr. Martin Altmann for providing the Gaia orbit data.

  • Libgdx.

  • libgdx-contribs-postprocessing.

  • HYG catalog.

  • PgsLookAndFeel.

  • Mark Taylor’s STIL library.

  • The Jython Project.

  • ernieyu for the Java Swing range slider.

  • Nick Risinger for the artist’s conception of the Milky Way.

  • Andreas Ressl and Georg Hammershmid for the star glow texture.

  • Tom Patterson (shadedrelief) for some textures.

  • Solar System Scope for some textures (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Moon).

  • Phil Stooke and Grant Hutchison (site) for some of the textures.

  • David Navas for the simple spaceship model. Cool stuff!

  • Machuca+Arias+Caballero for the music track “Gaia-DR1”.

  • Install4j (multi-platform installer builder), for providing a free open source license.

  • Bitrock’s InstallBuilder for providing a free open source license.

  • And several online resources without which this would have not been possible.

If you think I missed someone, please let me know.