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Acta Astronautica

  • ISSN: 0094-5765

Editor-In-Chief: Chern

Next planned ship date: May 24, 2024

  • 5 Year impact factor: 3.3
  • Impact factor: 3.5

Sponsored by the International Academy of Astronautics Acta Astronautica, the official journal of the International Academy of Astronautics, considers submissions of origi… Read more

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Acta Astronautica, the official journal of the International Academy of Astronautics, considers submissions of original contributions in all fields of basic engineering, life, and social space sciences and of space technology related to:

The peaceful scientific exploration of space,

Its exploitation for human welfare and progress,

Conception, design, development and operation of space-borne and Earth-based systems,



In addition to regular issues, the journal publishes select special issues on topics of current interest, such as: microgravity, space station technology, geostationary orbits, and space economics. Other subject areas include satellite technology, space transportation and communications, space energy, power and propulsion, astrodynamics, extraterrestrial intelligence and Earth observations.

For more information on the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), visit their home page: http://www.iaaweb.org. Members of the IAA are eligible for a discount on a personal subscription to Acta Astronautica. Please click here to download an order form.