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Final Announcement is available


12th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation
06-10 May, 2019
Berlin, Germany



Organized by

Supported and hosted by
Technische Universitat Berlin

Institute of Optical Sensor Systems

Berlin, Germany



Final announcement is available.

The great number of scientists, engineers, and managers who participated in the hitherto existing symposia reflects the high interest in the use of small satellites for dedicated missions applied to earth observation, from scientific earth observation missions to technology demonstration missions.

These types of missions can be conducted relatively quickly and inexpensively and provide increased opportunity for access to space

The spacecraft bus and instruments can be based either on optimized off-the-shelf systems, with little or no requirements for new technology, or on new high-technology systems. Thus a new class of advanced small satellites, including autonomously operating "intelligent" satellites may be created, opening new fields of application for scientific purposes as well as operational, public and commercial services.

The symposium will provide a forum for scientists, engineers and managers to exchange information about planned and on-going programs and missions, and present new ideas, covering small satellite mission objectives as well as technology and management aspects for dedicated earth observation satellites.


May 30, 2018                Call for Papers
November 11, 2018    Abstracts Due
December 05, 2018    Notification to authors
December 15, 2018    Final Announcement    
January 31, 2019        Extended abstract due
May 06, 2019                Final paper due
May 06 - 10, 2019       12th Symposium
July 2019                      Proceedings

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Early-Bird Registration
1 Oct 2018 to 31 Jan 2019
Abstract Submission Date
30 May 2018 to 11 Nov 2018
Paper Submission Date
30 Nov 2018 to 31 Jan 2019
International Academy of Astronautics