Journal of Small Satellites (JoSS) 
Peer-Reviewed Articles
Photocells for Small Satellite, Single-axis Attitude Determination
David J. Richie and D. Michael Sobers, Jr. - USAF Academy (USA)
Neo Ching Leng Frederick, and Tan Chin Sian - Nanyang Tecnological University (Singapore)
JoSS, Vol. 04, No. 01 (May 2015) 
Using Hobby Prototyping Boards and Commercial-Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Components for Developing Low-cost, Fast-delivery Satellite Subsystems 
Kimmo Karvinen, Tuomas Tikka, and Jaan Praks - Aalto University School of Electrical Engineering (Finland)
JoSS, Vol. 04, No. 01 (May 2015)
A Dynamic, Hardware-in-the-loop, Three-axis Simulator of Spacecraft Attitude Maneuvering with Nanosatellite Dimensions
Simone Chesi - University of California Santa Cruz (USA)
Octavio Perez, and Marcello Romano - Naval Postgraduate School (USA)
JoSS, Vol. 04, No. 01 (May 2015)
News and Announcements
Dr. Glenn Lightsey Joins JoSS Board of Editors


JoSS is pleased to welcome a new Associate Editor-in-Chief on board, with the acceptance of Dr. E. Glenn Lightsey of a five-year term of office in this position beginning in May 2015. Dr. Lightsey joins us as a Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in Atlanta, and has provided invaluable assistance as a JoSS Technical Area Editor (TAE), as well as generating a good share of the articles published in our journal, since its inception. We are delighted to have Dr. Lightsey's continued contributions in this new role!

JoSS Co-sponsors 
7th Annual CubeSat Conference in Liege, Belgium

This Symposium, organized by the von Karman Institute for Fluid Dynamics and the University of Liege (Space Structures and Systems Laboratory), will take place September 9-11, 2015 at the "Opera Complex," Place République Française, 41, 4000 Liège, Belgium.

Topics to be covered include: 
  • Scientific instruments/sensors on CubeSats
  • Technology demonstration on CubeSats
  • Micro-g experiments on CubeSats
  • Micropropulsion subsystems
  • Attitude determination and control subsystem
  • Telecommunications, ground stations, ground station networks
  • Orbital dynamics, de-orbiting and debris mitigation techniques
  • CubeSat networks and constellations, formation flying
  • CubeSat flight experience, lessons learned
  • Future technologies on CubeSats
  • CubeSat launchers and deployers
The deadline for the submission of abstracts is 15 June 2015. Details and online abstract submission system can be found at: 
7th Annual CubeSat Symposium
Plus Letters to the Editor, Archived Issues, and Other Updates
Please also see updates to the JoSS Calendar for conferences, symposia, and workshops of interest to the SmallSat community, and feel free to send us your own announcements, news, and calendar events to publish on the JoSS website.
Submit Your Article for Publication
As  a technical journal serving the Small Satellite Community, JoSS aims to publish high-quality, topical, peer-reviewed articles. To this end, we gladly accept original, creative, previously unpublished articles that address one or more of the JoSS technical Topic Areas. Please visit under "Information for Authors" for the list of Topic Areas and guidelines for preparing and submitting your papers for publication!   
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