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Call for Papers

Abstract and Paper Submission

The papers will be evaluated basing on 500-word abstracts submitted by the authors.
The authors are also expected to submit short 100-word abstracts for their inclusion in the Conference Program.

Full manuscripts are required for accepted papers. Proceedings of the Conference will be published as a special volume in AAS Advances in the Astronautical Sciences series by Univelt, Inc., San Diego, CA, USA.
The working language of IAA SciTech Forum 2018 will be English.


Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts for presentations in the following sections:

IAA Conference on Space Flight Mechanics

1. Attitude Dynamics and Control
2. Orbital Dynamics and Determination
3. Spacecraft Guidance, Navigation and Control
4. Mission Design and Optimization
5. Satellite Constellations and Formation Flying
6. Optimal Control in Space Flight Dynamics
7. Attitude Sensors and Actuators
8. Space Structures and Tethers

IAA Conference on Space Structures and Materials

9. Design and Construction of Structures for Space Application
10. Operation of Spacecraft Structures
11. Structures under Extreme Loads
12. Nano- and Microsatellites Construction
13. Advanced Materials and Technologies for Space Application
14. Composite Materials and Structures
15. Nanotechnology in Space Materials Science

Key Dates:

October 20
, 2018 – Abstract Submission Deadline. Notification of Acceptance will be sent within a week after abstract submission.
October 30, 2018 – Paper and Presentation Submission Deadline.



International Academy of Astronautics