The Space Operations Communicator is published quarterly
in January, April, July and October of each year. It is intended
to serve as a forum for practitioners and researchers to
exchange ideas and results for the advancement of space operations.
In addition, opinion pieces and book reviews are also welcome.
A central theme of this journal is the technology and methods
of space operations. The journal publishes papers in original
research and surveys in the areas of new technology, technology
trends, operations procedures and practices, human factors,
the space environment, standards, space policy/law, communications,
manufacturing and latest findings.
Here are a few guidelines to help you in submitting an
article to the Space Operations Communicator. For each new
submission, remember to revisit this page. These guidelines
are subject to revisions and additions. The Communicator
is published in the English language. All submissions should
be written in English. International standards, specifications
and measures should be noted where applicable, and the International
System of Units (SI) should be employed throughout.
Article manuscripts should:
- Conform to the publication and style guidelines used
in the Communicator template
- A descriptive abstract
- A comprehensive listing of authors’ names
and contact information
- A comprehensive list of references
- Be submitted for peer review at least
6 weeks prior to publication date
- Tables, figures,
images and plots fully integrated and in-line with
article text and numbered
and should not:
- Biographies in-line with technical content
- Ancillary headers or footers.
Supporting graphics should:
By submitting an article to the Space Operations Communicator,
the author attests that the manuscript is original material
and has not been submitted to any other publication.
The author also agrees to make changes where deemed appropriate
by the editorial staff.
In addition, the Communicator accepts submissions in Microsoft
Word format, as well as LaTeX in the near-future. All manuscripts
should be in one of these formats with the proper template
applied. The Communicator MS Word template can be accessed here.
Manuscripts can be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.