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4th IAA Conference on Dynamics and Control of Space Systems (DYCOSS 2018)

21 May - 23 May 2018

Changsha, China



Proposed Topic

Satellite constellations and formation flying,

Spacecraft guidance, navigation and control,

Attitude dynamics and control,

Mission design and optimization,

Orbital dynamics and determination,

Optimal control in space flight dynamics,

Space structures and tethers,

Attitude sensors and actuators.

Call for Papers

The papers will be evaluated basing on 500-word abstracts submitted by the authors.

The authors are also expected to submit short 100-word abstracts for their inclusion in the Conference Program.

Full manuscripts are required for accepted papers. Proceedings of the Conference will be published as a special volume in AAS Advances in the Astronautical Sciences series by Univelt, Inc., San Diego, CA, USA.

The working language of DyCoSS’2018 will be English.

  Authors are encouraged to submit abstracts for presentations in the following sections:

   1. Attitude Dynamics and Control

   2. Orbital Dynamics and Determination

   3. Spacecraft Guidance, Navigation and Control

   4. Mission Design and Optimization

   5. Satellite Constellations and Formation Flying

   6. Optimal Control in Space Flight Dynamics

   7. Attitude Sensors and Actuators

   8. Space Structures and Tethers
Key Dates
Abstract Submission Deadline:

31 Jan 2018

Notification of Acceptance:

28 Feb 2018

Full Paper and Presentation Submission Deadline:

14 May 2018

DyCoSS' 2018 at NUDT:

21-23 May 2018


Recommanded papers shall be published in a special issue of ACTA ASTRONAUTICA after peer review.

31 January, 2018          Abstract Submission Deadline

28 February, 2018          Notification of Acceptance

14 May, 2018            Paper and Presentation Submission Deadline

May 21-23, 2018          DyCoSS'2018 at NUDT

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Jiyuan Liu, China

David Spenser, USA

Filippo Graziani, Italy

Anna D. Guerman, Portugal

Jean-Michel Contant, France

Jeng-Shing Chern (Rock), Canada

Xiaoqian Chen, China

Members (to be confirmed)
Brij Agrawal, USA    Yazhong Luo, China
Vladimir  Aslanov, Russia    Arun Misra, Canada
Hexin Baoyin,  China    Daniele Mortari, USA
Igor  Belokonov, Russia    Alfred Ng, Canada
Christophe  Bonnal, France    Michael Ovchinnikov,  Russia
Bénédicte  Escudier, France    Antonio Bertachini  Prado, Brazil
Amalia Ercoli  Finzi, Italy    Dong Qiao, China
Roberto  Furfaro, USA    Daniel Scheeres, USA
Yang Gao,  China    David B. Spencer,  USA
Eberhard  Gill, Netherlands    Shuo Tang, China
Kathleen  Howell, USA    Renuganth  Varatharajoo, Malaysia
Simei Ji,  China    Yong-chun Xie, China
Heng-nian Li,  China    Jianjun Xing, China
Shuang Li,  China    Tetsuo Yasaka, Japan
Zhi Li, China    Alexander Yefremov,  Russia



Xiaoqian Chen, China

Lei Chen, China

Shifeng Zhang, China

Ye Yan, China

Jiutian Li, China

Draft Schedule

The schedule below and attached is subject to modification and final confirmation by the 68th IAC in September 2017.

20 May 2018 (Sunday)

16:00-18:00 Registration

21 May 2018 (Monday)

08:30-09:00 Registration

09:00-09:30 Welcome & Opening Notes

09:30-10:15 Highlight Lecture

10:15-10:45 Coffee Break 

10:45-12:45 Parallel Sessions 

12:45-13:45 Lunch 

13:45-15:45 Parallel Sessions

15:45-16:15 Coffee Break

16:15-18:15 Parallel Sessions

18:30 -20:30 Welcome Reception

22 May 2018 (Tuesday)

09:00-09:45 Highlight Lecture

09:45-10:15 Coffee Break 

10:15-12:15 Parallel Sessions 

12:15-13:15 Lunch 

13:15-15:15 Parallel Sessions

15:15-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-17:45 Parallel Sessions

18:30-22:30 Social Event

23 May 2018 (Wednesday)

09:00-09:45 Highlight Lecture

09:45-10:15 Coffee Break 

10:15-12:15 Parallel Sessions 

12:15-13:15 Lunch 

13:15-15:15 Parallel Sessions

15:15-15:45 Coffee Break

15:45-17:45 Parallel Sessions 

18:30-20:30 Arrivederci Cocktail and Gala Dinner

Associated events

    Highlightlectures given by distinguished researchers.

    Sightseeingprogram - discover Changsha as the city blossoms on the verge of summer.

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