Creating Orekit 8.0 tag.

Version 8.0 is a major release of Orekit. It introduces several new features and bug fixes as well as a major dependency change. New features introduced in version 8.0 are:

  • orbit determination,
  • specialized propagator for GPS satellites based on SEM or YUMA files,
  • computation of Dilution Of Precision,
  • new angular separation event detector.

Several bugs have been fixed.

A major change introduced with version 8.0 is the switch from Apache Commons Math to Hipparchus as the mathematical library, which also implied switching from Java 6 to Java 8.