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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.

Advances in Space Research - Special Issues

Click on the title above or the image to the left to see recently published / free to read ASR issues or articles and new / open calls for special issues.


...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.

LSSR Review and Open Access Articles/Issues Free to Read

A new link has been posted to a Life Sciences in Space Research (LSSR) free-to-read review or open access paper/issue.

5th COSPAR Symposium

COSPAR will hold its fifth Symposium in Singapore, 16 - 21 April 2023, 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  Download the poster for display.

New COSPAR President Elected

At the recent Scientific Assembly in Athens Professor Pascale Ehrenfreund was elected COSPAR President for the 2022 - 2026 term of office.  Congratulations to Professor Ehrenfreund!

New Adhering Member Institution Reports to COSPAR Now Available

COSPAR adhering institutions may use the opportunity of the forthcoming Scientific Assembly to demonstrate the capabilities and successes of space research and technology in their countries to the wide and attentive community of scientists, engineers, representatives of agencies and governments, and the general public which is present at these events. Submitted reports will be made available through this News item as they become available and will also be included in the Assembly app.

Advances in Space Research (ASR): Impact Factor

Advances in Space Research (ASR) has been awarded a 2021 Impact Factor of is 2.611, ranking it 10 out of 34 in Engineering, Aerospace.