Life Sciences in Space Research (LSSR)

Life Sciences in Space Research (LSSR)



Life Sciences in Space Research (LSSR), COSPAR's new journal, publishes high quality original research and state of the art review articles in areas covered by Commission F (life sciences) of COSPAR. The new journal will replace the LS section of Advances in Space Research (ASR).

For more information on the journal's contents, ordering information, etc., as well as a complete list of and access to all issues published, please visit Elsevier's LSSR page.

Life Sciences in Space Research (LSSR) has obtained a first ever Impact Factor of 2.07, ranking 32nd out of 87 biology journals and in the solid second quartile.

More exciting news for LSSR - the journal has been accepted for SCIE, Science Citation Index Expanded. The journal is already included in MEDLINE/PubMed.

Click the ScienceDirect link for a quick look at the title of papers appearing in each volume.

Life Sciences in Space Research is published under the supervision of its Editorial Board.

Manuscripts in the following areas will be considered:

- Astrobiology

- Prebiotic chemistry and origin of life

- Life in extreme environments

- Habitability in the solar system and beyond

- Ecological life support and sustainability

- Functionality, monitoring and control of ecosystem in space environment

- Animal models in space research

- Effects of space flight conditions on human bodies

- Non-cancer health effects of space radiation, space flight

- Space radiation risk assessment and countermeasures

- Space radiation dosimetry- measurements, modeling and detector development

- Gravitational effects in biological systems

- Effects of space radiation in living organisms at the cellular and molecular levels

 

Last update of this page 25 June 2019.