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. 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)

Previous Issue: Vol. 07, No. 01 (May 2018)

  • Peer Reviewed Articles
  • LemmerThumbInvestigation of the Effect of Gimbaling and Magnetic Attitude Control on an Integrated CubeSat Ion Thruster
    Matthew J. Baird and Kristina M. Lemmer (Western Michigan University Aerospace Laboratory for Plasma Experiments, MI US)
    JoSS, Vol. 07, No. 01 (May 2018) pp. 665-681

    First Page / Download PDF 17 Pages (1,996kb)

  • MarinanThumbAnalysis of the Microsized Microwave Atmospheric Satellite (MicroMAS) Communications Anomaly
    Anne D. Marinan (JPL/CalTech, CA US)
    Ayesha G. Hein, Zachary T. Lee, Ashley K. Carlton, and Kerri L. Cahoy (MIT Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MA US)
    Adam Milstein, Michael Shields, Michael DiLiberto, and William J. Blackwell

    (MIT Lincoln Laboratory, MA US)

    JoSS, Vol. 07, No. 01 (May 2018) pp. 683-699

    First Page / Download PDF 17 Pages (1,328kb)

  • KimThumb.jpgDesign, Fabrication, and Testing of an Electrical Double-Layer Capacitor-Based 1U CubeSat Electrical Power System
    Tamer Aburouk, Sangkyun Kim, Hirokazu Masui, and Mengu Cho (Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan)
    JoSS, Vol. 07, No. 01 (May 2018) pp. 701-717

    First Page / Download PDF 17 Pages (1,369kb)

Editorial Board and Staff

Founding Editor-in-Chief:

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


Associate Editors-in-Chief:

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


Founding Managing Editors:

Adarsh Deepak, Ph.D. (JoSS, Hampton, Virginia, USA)
Paul D. Try, Ph.D. (JoSS, Hampton, Virginia, USA)


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

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