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Is it possible to model launch trajectories from ground to a certain earth orbit in GMAT?

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    $\begingroup$ I don't think GMAT has a good troposphere model, which is pretty much essential for modeling launch. It does appear to have an exponential atmosphere model (not good at all) and MSIS-E-90 (outdated). I would choose the latter, but beware, it is outdated. It does not appear to model winds, which is something a good launch vehicle sim should do. Also, you'll need to make the launch vehicle's coefficient of drag change from a very low number to something like 2.2 once it gets on orbit. $\endgroup$ Nov 9, 2022 at 13:41
  • $\begingroup$ So if I can do it (even if not perfect), how would I go about doing it? $\endgroup$ Nov 11, 2022 at 23:04

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