Journal of Small Satellites

Research, Technology & Systems

Sponsored by Science and Technology Corporation (STC), in cooperation with the Advanced Space Technologies Research & Engineering Center (ASTREC)

A Peer-Reviewed Journal published by A. Deepak Publishing (ADP)

Current Issue: Vol. 07, No. 03 (December 2018)

  • Peer Reviewed Articles
  • Lappas ThumbTrade-Offs and Optimization of Air-Assisted Launch Vehicles for Small Satellites
    Vaios Lappas, Ph.D. (Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Greece, Patras, Greece)
    JoSS, Vol. 07, No. 03 (December 2018) pp. 753-772 

    First Page / Download PDF 20 Pages (1,609kb)

  • Spencer ThumbA Scalable Drag Sail for the Deorbit of Small Satellites
    Alexandra C. Long (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Georgia US); David A. Spencer (Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana US)

    JoSS, Vol. 07, No. 03 (December 2018) pp. 773–788

    First Page / Download PDF 20 Pages (1,319kb)

  • Spolaor ThumbNASA Operational Simulator for Small Satellites (NOS3): The STF-1 CubeSat Case Study
    Dustin M. Geletko, Matthew D. Grubb, John P. Lucas, Justin R. Morris, Max Spolaor, Mark D. Suder, Steven C. Yokum, and Scott A. Zemerick (NASA Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), Independent Test Capability (ITC), Jon McBride Software Testing & Research (JSTAR) Laboratory, Fairmont,
    West Virginia US)

    JoSS, Vol. 07, No. 03 (December 2018) pp. 789–800

    First Page / Download PDF 12 Pages (583kb)

Previous Issue: Vol. 07, No. 02 (September 2018)

  • Peer Reviewed Articles
  • Figura ThumbInitial Demonstration of an Uplink LED Beacon to a Low Earth Orbiting CubeSat
    Joe Figura, Christian Haughwout, and Kerri Cahoy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Aerospace Engineering, MA US)
    Richard Welle, Brian Hardy, and Dee Pack (The Aerospace Corporation, Space Science Applications Laboratory, CA US)
    Amanda Bosh (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science, MA US)
    JoSS, Vol. 07, No. 02 (September 2018) pp. 719–732

    First Page / Download PDF 14 Pages (987kb)

  • Sorgenfrei ThumbAutonomously Blended Passive and Active Control for a CubeSat-Class Science Mission
    Matthew Childers and Anshu Narang-Siddarth (William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics, University of Washington, WA US)
    Matthew Sorgenfrei (Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Intelligent Systems Division, NASA Ames Research Center, CA US)

    JoSS, Vol. 07, No. 02 (September 2018) pp. 733–752

    First Page / Download PDF 20 Pages (1,076kb)

Editorial Board and Staff

Founding Editor-in-Chief:

Norman Fitz-Coy, Ph.D. (University of Florida, Gainesville, FL US)


Associate Editors-in-Chief:

William Edmonson, Ph.D. (National Institute of Aerospace, Hampton, VA US) – Founding
Marcello Romano, Ph.D. (Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA US) – Founding
Jordi Puig-Suari, Ph.D. (Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA US) – Founding
E. Glenn Lightsey, Ph.D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA US)


Founding Managing Editors:

Adarsh Deepak, Ph.D. (JoSS, Hampton, VA US)
Paul D. Try, Ph.D. (JoSS, Hampton, VA US)


Founding Associate Managing Editor:

Ravi Deepak (JoSS, Mountain View, CA US)


Founding Technical Area Editors (TAEs) and
Listed by Topic Area

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