Call for papers

Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce the

   Call for Papers for the

3rd IAA Conference on University Satellite Missions and CubeSat Workshop

that will be hold in Rome (Italy), from the 30th of November to the 5th of December 2015,organized by GAUSS Srl and the Kyutech Institute, under the main sponsorship of IAA and ESA.

The Conference has as main goal to provide the international space community with a forum for presentations and discussions in the area of University Satellites.


The proposed topics are:


01 — Space Missions Overview

02 — Launch Opportunities for University Missions

03 — Ground Segment and Station Networks

04 — New Perspectives in the Application of Microsatellites


05 — Space Debris


06 — CubeSat Activities Overview

07 — CubeSat Subsystems

08 — CubeSat Payloads

09 — Interplanetary CubeSat Perspectives

10 — PocketQubeSat Activities

Lean Satellite

11 — LeanSat Standard and Testing


The last day of the Conference will be dedicated to the International Workshop on Lean Satellite Standardization.

For more information about it, please visit this page.


Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline (Extended on Sept. 10th): September, 20th
  • Acceptance Notification (Extended on Sept. 10th): September, 30th 
  • Paper Submission Deadline: November, 20th 

The time standard is CET (Central European Time).

Abstracts and papers shall be submitted through our website. More info about the procedure can be found on this page.

The Local Organizing Committee reserves the right to accept abstracts after the deadline date.

To directly submit your abstract click here:


Selected Papers will be published on the “Proceedings of the 3rd IAA Conference on University Satellites Missions and CubeSat Workshop” by International Academy of Astronautics and G.A.U.S.S. Srl.

Local organizing committee:

  • Filippo Graziani, IAA Member, Senior Professor, G.A.U.S.S. Srl President
  • Paolo Teofilatto, IAA Member, Sapienza University of Roma Professor
  • Chantal Cappelletti, Professor, PhD, IAA Corresponding Member, G.A.U.S.S. Srl
  • Mengu Cho, Kyutech Institute
  • Marta Massimiani, G.A.U.S.S. Srl
  • Riccardo Di Roberto, G.A.U.S.S. Srl


Scientific Committee:

Jean-Michel Contant, Robert J. Twiggs, Jordi Puig-Suari, Vladimir Andreev, Rainer Sandau, Vladislav Solovey, Filippo Graziani, Jean Muylaert, Michael Ovchinnikov, Piero Galeone, Benjamin K. Malphrus, Amalia Ercoli Finzi, Paolo Teofilatto, Fernando Aguado Agelet, Klaus Schilling, Chantal Cappelletti, Mengu Cho.



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