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Advances in Space Research: Top Reviewers of 2020

See the announcement for Advances in Space Research top reviewers of 2020.

Advances in Space Research: 1st Issue of 2021 Now Available in Open Access

The first 2021 issue of Advances in Space Research, volume 67/01, is now available free to read through 31 December 2021.  This issue contains 54 papers and 714 pages.  Read them here.

COSPAR 2020 Awards Announced

See the press release for recipients of COSPAR 2020 awards and medals.  COSPAR congratulates all recipients.  COSPAR 2021-Hybrid participants, be sure to watch the ceremony to take place during the 43rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly, 30 January 2021, AEDT 17:00 - 18:00, or at any time thereafter on demand.

5th COSPAR Symposium

COSPAR will hold its fifth Symposium in Singapore, 15 - 19 November 2021, with a focus on Space Science with Small Satellites.  Information on the scientific program is available at Local Organizing Committee (LOC) website, for information on registration, accommodation and other matters, is open at

COSPAR Outstanding Paper Awards for Young Scientists

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2020 COSPAR Outstanding Paper Award for Young Scientists. All the papers are available free to read until 3 August 2021.

New COSPAR Roadmap Publication

A Chinese language version is now available of "Small satellites for space science:  A COSPAR scientific roadmap" (published in English in ASR, 64, n°8, 15 October 2019).

43rd COSPAR Scientific Assembly: COSPAR 2021 - Hybrid

COSPAR 2021-Hybrid, Sydney, Australia, 28 January - 4 February 2021 and 24/7 wherever you are.  In Conversation with COSPAR President L.A. Fisk and COSPAR 2021 LOC Chair, R. Boyce.  Listen and watch the full conversation as they share with you what is in store for you at COSPAR-2021-Hybrid.  A short teaser is also available.  Deadline for uploading short summary presentation:  30 November 2020.  Deadline for full presentation uploads:  31 December 2020.  Further information at


New COSPAR Book Series

Watch the video introducing this new COSPAR publication activity. More information soon.

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