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Advances in Space Research - Special Issues

Click to see recently published / free to read ASR special issues and open calls for special issues.

5th COSPAR Symposium

The scientific program for the fifth COSPAR Symposium, Singapore, 16 - 21 April 2023, with a focus on Space Science with Small Satellites, is now available at Local Organizing Committee (LOC) website, for information on registration, accommodation and other matters, is open at Looking forward to seeing a great many COSPAR Associates and other participants soon in Singapore!

Weekly Update, 6 March 2023

A short news update, intended for all COSPAR Associates, this week focussing on our Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility (IDEA) initiative.

COSPAR Is Hosting a Symposium on Climate Action during the UNCOPUOS Scientific and Technical Sub-Committee

Please note that COSPAR is hosting a Symposium on Climate Action during the UNCOPUOS Scientific and Technical Sub-Committee 60th session next week.

Advances in Space Research – Issue 71/01 temporary OpenAccess

All articles of the first issue of the year of ASR (71/01) are OpenAccess for one complete year, as courtesy of Elsevier.  These 80 peer-reviewed articles (1215 pages) can be downloaded by anyone without any paid subscription to the journal at:


Community petition for INTEGRAL extension – click here for information.

Planning on going to the 45th COSPAR Scientific Assembly in Busan, 13 - 21 July 2024.  You will want to read a recent announcement from the South Korean President concerning Korea’s ambitions for the Moon and Mars.

Free to Read Open Access Papers - Advances in Space Research

Recent free-to-read open access papers published in Advances in Space Research (ASR) are available through Elsevier's ScienceDirect site.


...With its Scientific Commission engaging in studies of the Earth from space, its Task Group on Global Climate Change, and its thousands of scientists convening regularly in assemblies and symposia, COSPAR helps develop the contributions and solutions that space research brings to fight climate change.... Click to read more.

COSPAR 2024 Posters

Please click for COSPAR 2024 posters for download and display.