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IAA TUB DLR Small Satellites for Earth Observation


11th IAA Symposium on Small Satellites for Earth Observation
April 24-28, 2017
Berlin, Germany



Organized by

Supported and hosted by
Technische Universitat Berlin

Institute of Optical Sensor Systems

Berlin, Germany



In memory of
Dr. Hans-Peter Roeser

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, 2016 Call for Papers (pdf format version)
November 07, 2016 Abstracts Due
November 30, 2016 Notification to authors
December 15, 2016 Final Announcement
January 31, 2017 Extended abstract due (4 pages)
April 24, 2017 Final paper due (max. 8 pages)
April 24 - 28, 2015 11th Symposium
July 2017 Proceedings

The past SSEO Conferences are available on this website

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Early-Bird Registration
30 Nov 2016 to 31 Jan 2017
Abstract Submission Date
1 Jul 2016 to 7 Nov 2016
Paper Submission Date
1 Jan 2017 to 31 Jan 2017
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