NEW FOR 2018

Key Dates

Abstract Deadline: March 15, 2018
Notification of Acceptance: Week of May 7, 2018
Author Acceptance Deadline: June 1, 2018
Presenter Registration Deadline: August 15, 2018
Copyright Agreement Deadline: August 31, 2018
Technical Paper Deadline: August 31, 2018*
Oral Presentation Deadline: September 4, 2018

*Students wishing to apply for the student award are strongly advised to submit their completed manuscript by June 30, 2018.

Publication in the 2018 Journal of Astronautical Sciences

The Journal of the Astronautical Sciences is an archival publication devoted to the sciences and technology of astronautics. Articles are published which present significant new results, important insights, or state of the art surveys in all areas of astrodynamics, celestial mechanics, atmospheric flight mechanics, navigation and guidance, and space related sciences. Authors are encouraged to submit papers on attitude dynamics, orbit determination, trajectory optimization, space mission analysis, numerical methods, maneuvering flight vehicles, dynamics and control of large flexible space structures, and space sciences related to new astronautical systems and their applications.  

When submitting an abstract, please indicate if you would like your technical paper to be considered for a peer-reviewed journal publication.

Student Award

The Space Surveillance Technical Committee of the American Astronautical Society (AAS) and AMOS Conference will present an award for the best manuscript submitted and presented by a student.  This award provides travel assistance and conference registration.  Students wishing to apply for this award are strongly advised to submit their completed manuscript by June 30, 2018. 

Best Paper and/or Presentation Award

At the end of the conference, we will present an overall best paper and/or presentation award.

2018 Call for Papers is now closed

Mahalo to the authors who have submitted an abstract. Over 200 abstracts were received for consideration this year.

Author Acceptance

Authors will be notified of their acceptance the week of May 7, 2018.

Technical Paper Outline and Transfer of Copyright Agreement

A technical paper is required for all oral and poster presentations for inclusion in the AMOS Conference Proceedings.

Download Technical Paper Outline

Download Transfer of Copyright Agreement

 2018 Call for Short Course Proposals is now closed

Mahalo to those who have submitted short course proposals.  The short courses are intended to offer opportunities for participants to acquire an introductory knowledge on conference topics. Focus topics of broad interest from excellent instructors are encouraged. Short courses are solicited from all technical areas within SSA subject areas.

Short Course Acceptance

Short Course instructors will be notified of their acceptance status by June 1, 2018. Instructors will be provided meeting space, projection capabilities, flip charts, and Wi-Fi. The Organizing Committee asks that instructors agree to the following terms when confirming acceptance:

  • There must be a minimum of 10 registered participants by August 31 in order for your Short Course to take place.
  • Should you be unable to deliver your scheduled Short Course, you will be expected to notify the Conference Organizers immediately. Your suggestion of a suitable replacement instructor, at no cost to the Conference, will be considered.
  • Upon conclusion of your Short Course, please provide the Conference Organizers with your finalized, digital slide deck so it can be distributed to your registered Short Course participants.


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