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.

The editors are proud to announce that LSSR has been accepted for inclusion into Medline, and the journal’s content will be available in PubMed in the next few months. Elsevier has created a Virtual Special Issue with the five most cited papers to announce and “celebrate” this news. The papers are freely available until 30 November 2015.

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 7 September 2015.