Xplanets is a simulator that shows a spaceship moving through the solar system. The spaceship's movements are influenced by gravity from the sun and the planets according to Newton's laws, and by the acceleration that the engines provide. The planets move around is (simplified) round orbits.
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Release Notes: This release has been ported to GTK+ 2.x.
Release Notes: The spaceship is now centered on the screen and a data display has been added.
Release Notes: The display now shows the velocity vectors of the planets relative to the spaceship.
Release Notes: First public release.