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SpiceyPy: a Pythonic Wrapper for the SPICE Toolkit

Andrew M. Annex; Ben Pearson; Benoît Seignovert; Brian T. Carcich; Helge Eichhorn; Jesse A. Mapel; Johan L. Freiherr von Forstner; Jonathan McAuliffe; Jorge Diaz del Rio; Kristin L. Berry; K.-Michael Aye; Marcel Stefko; Miguel de Val-Borro; Shankar Kulumani; Shin-ya Murakami

SpiceyPy is an open-source, MIT licensed Python package that provides a pythonic interface to nearly all of the C SPICE toolkit N66.

[3.0.2] - 2020-02-19 SpiceyPy 3.0.2 release.

JOSS paper, and many improvements to the docs.


  • et2datetime function
  • funding.yml ### Changed
  • changed http to https in docs/docstrings ### Fixed
  • many small issues with the docs
  • author name in joss paper
  • fixing SyntaxWarning in python 3.8
  • year in docs
  • issue with urllib usage in gettestkernels

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