Journal of Small Satellites (JoSS) 
Peer-Reviewed Articles
Heated Gas Propulsion System Conceptual Design for the SAMSON Nano-Satellite
Dan R. Lev, Jacob Herscovitz, Daniel Kariv, and Itzhak Mizrachi
JoSS, Vol. 06, No. 01 (May 2017) 
Characterization of CubeSat Reaction Wheel Assemblies
Joel Shields, Christopher Pong, Kevin Lo, Laura Jones, Swati Mohan, Chava Marom, Ian McKinley, William Wilson, and Luis Andrade
JoSS, Vol. 06, No. 01 (May 2017) 
JoSS Welcomes Astrogator John Carrico as a New TAE
John Carrico, Technical Advisor and Astrogator, Google Terra Bella and new JoSS TAE
New Technical Area Editor (TAE) John Carrico, technical advisor, researcher, and astrogator, brings expertise to JoSS in a wide range of areas. 

Among his current professional responsibilities, he performs due diligence of potential investments and develops future aerospace business strategies. He has worked on flight dynamics mission analysis, operations, development, and systems integration, and has supported several operational Earth and Lunar spacecraft missions. He has designed and written trajectory design algorithms and software used for mission analysis and spacecraft operations, and has given courses worldwide on mission planning, trajectory design, manuever planning, and mission operations. Carrico also has experience in geospatial intelligence systems, and has performed reearch and development in the chemical monitoring and detection field. 

We welcome him to our corps of JoSS TAEs in all topic areas!
Satellite Innovation Symposium - Oct. 2-3, 2017
With a unique focus on innovations affecting the satellite communications market, the Satellite Innovations Symposium gathers experts and representatives of key businesses and organizations to allow for n etworking and learning from leading satellite industry executives and innovators who play a significant role in directing the future of the space industry. This year's symposium, to be held in Silicon Valley, CA, is scheduled for October 2-3, 2017. Read more by clicking here.
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JoSS: Submit Your Article for Publication
As  a unique scholarly technical journal dedicated to serving the Small Satellite Community, JoSS aims to publish online original high-quality, topical, peer-reviewed articles, legacy articles about contributions made by small satellites pioneers, and letters to the editor (LTEs). The publication of, and access to, these articles is offered FREE OF CHARGE to encourage students and entrepreneurs to expedite rapid publication of and access to their work. 

To this end, we gladly accept original, creative, previously unpublished articles that address one or more of the JoSS technical Topic Areas. You may 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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