DroidSat is a free software application from the Reference Tools subcategory, part of the Education category.
The app is currently available in English and it was last updated on 2014-11-22. The program can be installed on Android.
DroidSat is a real-time satellite tracker.
Point your handset at the sky and see which satellites are there.
Droidsat is for advanced users who want to use their own TLEs or work offline.
Novice users may prefer Space junk or Satellite AR which are more user friendly.
Key features of DroidSat:
- after satellite files have been downloaded, no network connection is required.
- ability to load your own satellite TLE files.
- highly configurable display settings can minimize CPU use and save power.
- fast forward and orbital path display to show future satellite positions.
Enable GPS location and your internet connection before starting it for the first time.
menu-> choose tles - select the category of satellite to display (stations.txt for ISS, visual.txt for the brightest satellites, tle-new.txt for recent launches)
menu-> playback speed - speed up display by a factor of 10, 30 or 60.
menu-> updated tles - update the satellite database. Do this once a week, or after new satellite launches.
menu-> preferences - change your display properties (colours, etc.)
You may also copy your own TLE files to
Further instructions are available at
DroidSat is GPL. Source code available at
DroidSat uses Horst Meyerdierks' Sputnik 3.1 java program for satellite position calculations.
Satellite orbital data is downloaded from the celestrak.net, amsat.org and Mike McCants' websites.
Latest update uses MyLocation class from Fedor on stackoverflow.com
DroidSat (version 2.53) has a file size of 153.09 MB and is available for download from our website.
Just click the green Download button above to start. Until now the program was downloaded 39 times.
We already checked that the download link to be safe, however for your own protection we recommend that you scan the downloaded software with your antivirus.
Here you can find the changelog of DroidSat since it was posted on our website on 2015-04-25.
The latest version is 2.53 and it was updated on soft112.com on 2017-07-01.
See below the changes in each version:
posted on 2014-11-22
Added supplemental TLE files from celestrak - derived directly from owner/operator-supplied orbital data: GPS, GLONASS, METEOSAT, SES and ORBCOMM