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Life Sciences in Space Research (LSSR): Impact Factor

Life Sciences in Space Research (LSSR) has been awarded a 2021 Impact Factor of 2.73, ranking it 34 out of 69 in Astronomy & Astrophysics.

COSPAR 2020 Awards Announced

See the press release for recipients of COSPAR 2022 awards and medals.  COSPAR congratulates all recipients.

COSPAR Outstanding Paper Awards for Young Scientists

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2022 COSPAR Outstanding Paper Award for Young Scientists. All the papers are available free to read until 31 January 2023.

Statement by the President of COSPAR

COSPAR expresses its deep dismay and concern regarding the invasion of Ukraine by Russia and the resulting grave humanitarian crisis. COSPAR reaffirms its long-standing position that science is a platform for dialogue even in times of profound geopolitical conflict, and therefore a resource on which to capitalize to restore and preserve peace. COSPAR states that […]

COSPAR 2022 Abstract Submission Deadline Extended

Abstract submission deadline extended to 18 February

Advances in Space Research: 1st Issue of 2022 Now Available in Open Access

The first 2022 issue of Advances in Space Research, volume 69/01, is now available free to read through 31 December 2022.This issue contains 64 papers and 825 pages.

Advances in Space Research: Top Reviewers of 2021

To highlight the vital importance of reviewers to the quality ASR publications, the Editors have selected their 10 top reviewers for the year 2021.

Statement from COSPAR about the Anti-Satellite Test conducted on 15 November 2021

The recent destruction of a satellite in low-Earth orbit is shedding light again on the matter of our stewardship of the space environment, which should be responsible, sustainable and agreed to internationally.  It is a founding and abiding principle of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) that space should be a global commons, open without […]

COSPAR Panel on Planetary Protection Open Session: 20 October 2021

PPP open session - 20 October 2021:  The COSPAR Panel on Planetary Protection will discuss recent findings concerning planetary protection of missions to Venus and Mars. The first part of the webinar, starting at 1pm CEST will be open to registered participants, who will be able to ask questions through the Q&A functionality. The second part will be reserved to PPP members.  If you would like to participate as a regular, view-only attendee, please use the registration link hereafter.