C++ Space

Open-source C++ projects categorized as Space

Top 8 C++ Space Projects

  • endless-sky

    Space exploration, trading, and combat game.

    Project mention: Risking my life for an entire solar system of lentils | /r/Frugal_Jerk | 2023-12-11
  • Celestia

    Real-time 3D visualization of space.

    Project mention: Celestia: Real-time 3D visualization of space | news.ycombinator.com | 2024-01-13

    Celestia is a rare Linux app not on Flathub, but it is available from Fedora's Flatpak repo, which in theory should be usable on any distro: https://github.com/CelestiaProject/Celestia/discussions/1988

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • pioneer

    A game of lonely space adventure

    Project mention: SpaceTraders: A multiplayer game built on a free web API | news.ycombinator.com | 2023-05-08

    Not to be confused with Pioneer Spacesim, the remake of Elite 2, a free online game


  • OpenSpace

    This is the official GitHub repository for OpenSpace: an open source astrovisualization project. For instructions on how to build and run OpenSpace, see the Getting Started Guides on the wiki page at http://docs.openspaceproject.com

    Project mention: Google Earth Equivalent For Space? | /r/Astronomy | 2023-12-11

    If I can throw in another link, since the project is open-source, we can also find us on GitHub https://github.com/OpenSpace/OpenSpace if someone wants to contribute

  • raceintospace

    This is the GitHub home of Race Into Space, the computer version of the Liftoff! board game by Fritz Bronner. It was developed by Strategic Visions and published by Interplay as a disk-based game in 1993 and a CD-ROM in 1994. It was open-sourced in 2005 and a number of improvements have been made over the original.

    Project mention: Historical Space Race Jump V1.0 | /r/JumpChain | 2023-07-09
  • ISS-Tracker

    ISS Tracker Pedestal Code (by dpelgrift)

  • PWSat2OBC

    Source code of the PW-Sat2 On Board Computer (OBC) software.

  • WorkOS

    The modern identity platform for B2B SaaS. The APIs are flexible and easy-to-use, supporting authentication, user identity, and complex enterprise features like SSO and SCIM provisioning.

  • marscoin

    Marscoin source tree

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2024-01-13.

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What are some of the best open-source Space projects in C++? This list will help you:

Project Stars
1 endless-sky 5,323
2 Celestia 1,713
3 pioneer 1,556
4 OpenSpace 718
5 raceintospace 163
6 ISS-Tracker 68
7 PWSat2OBC 55
8 marscoin 38
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