JoSS Bulletin - January 2020

Peer Reviewed Articles
Shortening of Delivery Time for University-Class Lean Satellites

Kiran K. Pradhan and Mengu Cho - Laboratory of Space Environment Interaction Engineering (LaSEINE),  Kyushu Institute of Technology , Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan

JoSS, Vol. 08, No. 03 (Dec. 2019) pp. 881-896
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San Luis Obispo, CA US
4-6 May, 2020
Workshop Venue: Cal Poly Performing Arts Center
This two-day workshop's goal  is generally to bring together scientists and payload devel-opers who drive requirements with those who develop state of the art components, new infra-structures and programs, and who must know end user needs and payload requirements, so we can break new ground way beyond LEO! 

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Vilamoura, Portugal
25-29 May, 2020

The upcoming 2020 4S (Small Satellite Systems and Service) Symposium will be hosted in beautiful Vilamoura, Portugal. 
This year's Symposium will feature the special topic of the synergy between small satellites, drones and high altitude aerial platforms. Contributions on this subject are highly welcome.


Important dates for the 4S Symposium 2020 are: 
Call for Abstracts -  September 2019
Deadline for Abstract Submission -  13 January 2020
Notification to Authors -  28 February 2020  
Symposium Dates -  25-29 May 2020

Logan, Utah US
1-6 August, 2020

The 34th Annual Small Satellite Conference will explore the realm of possible space mission architectures and how they can be practically achieved to support the diverse needs of the global space community. See website for important Abstract deadline and registration!

Las Vegas, NV US
16-18 November, 2020

The Center of Gravity for the Space Community: a New Event Launched by AIAA

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