If you’ve ever fumbled around with ffmpeg and other tools, there is a superior alternative I was turned onto today by Paul Gregoire via his blog: Xuggler! The Media Tools are particularly of use to folks like me – how suhweeet is this?

satellite browser

NASA hopes we enjoy J-Track 3-D. Clicking on the thumbnail below or here or there will activate JTrack3D and it will appear in its own window and begin loading a database of over 900 satellites. What you will see (presuming the system you’re on supports Java) is a plot in 3-dimensions showing the position of…