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) and Taksha Institute (TI)

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

Current Issue: Vol. 08, No. 01 (April 2019)

  • Peer Reviewed Articles
  • Parham-ThumbNetworked Small Satellite Magnetometers for Auroral Plasma Science
    J. Brent Parham, Maria Kromis, David Einhorn, Phillip Teng, Sergei Pos-nov, Hannah Levin, Osi Van Dessel, Aleks Zosuls, Brian Walsh, and Joshua Semeter (Boston University, Massachusetts US)
    JoSS, Vol. 08, No. 01 (April 2019) pp. 801-814 

    First Page / Download PDF 14 Pages (1,430kb)

  • ThumbLasercom Uncertainty Modeling and Optimization Simulation (LUMOS): A Statistical Approach to Risk-Tolerant Systems Engineering for Small Satellites
    Emily Clements, Jeffrey Mendenhall, and David Caplan (MIT Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, Massachusetts US); Kerri Cahoy (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts US)

    JoSS, Vol. 08, No. 01 (April 2019) pp. 815–836

    First Page / Download PDF 22 Pages (1,129kb)

Previous 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, PhD (Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of 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)

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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