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12th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation
Venue: BBAW, Jägerstraße 22/23, 10117 Berlin
06-10 May, 2019
Berlin, Germany



Organized by

Supported and hosted by
Technische Universitat Berlin

Institute of Optical Sensor Systems

Berlin, Germany



Conference proceedings are available here.

Conference report is available here.

Final Program is available here.


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
May 2019 Proceedings

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.

The past SSEO Conferences are available on this website

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