4th IAA Conference (2017)

4th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop

We are glad to invite you to participate to the 4th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop. Following the tradition of the three previous editions of 2011, 2013 and 2015, the 4th IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions & CubeSat Workshop represents an international forum on main topics of the small satellites community. Organized by GAUSS every two years and sponsored by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), the Conference offers technical sessions on launch opportunities for universities, ground segment operations, space debris, new perspectives in microsatellites application and an entire day dedicated to CubeSats missions.



  • Space Missions Overview, Current and Future University Satellite Missions, Launch Opportunities, Ground Segment and Station Networks;
  • New Perspectives in the Application of Microsatellites;
  • CubeSats Activities Overview, CubeSats Subsystems and Payloads, Interplanetary CubeSats Perspectives, PocketQubeSat Activities;
  • Space Debris.


The event is planned from December 4th to December 7th, 2017, in Roma (Italy), at Palazzo Rospigliosi, a magnificient location in the city centre.


Abstracts of the papers should be submitted to GAUSS through its website, in English. The deadline is October 1st, 2017.

A more detailed schedule will follow soon. 


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Filippo Graziani,

G.A.U.S.S. President and IAA member

Conference Chair