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ICSTST 2018 : 20th International Conference on Space Transportation Systems and Technologies

Melbourne, Australia
February 1 - 2, 2018

Conference Code: 18AU02ICSTST

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the International Science Index (ISI), Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.

Special Journal Issues

ICSTST 2018 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Space Transportation Systems and Technologies. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 22, 2017
Conference Dates   February 1 - 2, 2018

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets the conference's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) A Xenon Mass Gauging through Heat Transfer Modeling for Electric Propulsion Thrusters
A. Soria-Salinas, M.-P. Zorzano, J. Martín-Torres, J. Sánchez-García-Casarrubios, J.-L. Pérez-Díaz, A. Vakkada-Ramachandran
2) Winged Test Rocket with Fully Autonomous Guidance and Control for Realizing Reusable Suborbital Vehicle
Koichi Yonemoto, Hiroshi Yamasaki, Masatomo Ichige, Yusuke Ura, Guna S. Gossamsetti, Takumi Ohki, Kento Shirakata, Ahsan R. Choudhuri, Shinji Ishimoto, Takashi Mugitani, Hiroya Asakawa, Hideaki Nanri
3) Current Status of 5A Lab6 Hollow Cathode Life Tests in Lanzhou Institute of Physics, China
Yanhui Jia, Ning Guo, Juan Li, Yunkui Sun, Wei Yang, Tianping Zhang, Lin Ma, Wei Meng, Hai Geng
4) Physical and Chemical Properties Analysis of Jatropha curcas Seed Oil for Industrial Applications
Bashar Mudhaffar Abdullah, Rahimi M. Yusop, Jumat Salimon, Emad Yousif, Nadia Salih
5) Preliminary Development of a Hydrogen Peroxide Thruster
Y. A. Chan, H. J. Liu, K. C. Tseng, T. C. Kuo
6) Assembly and Alignment of Ship Power Plants in Modern Shipbuilding
A. O. Mikhailov, K. N. Morozov
7) Design of an Experimental Setup to Study the Drives of Battery Electric Vehicles
Valery Vodovozov, Zoja Raud, Tõnu Lehtla
8) Optimization of Propulsion in Flapping Micro Air Vehicles Using Genetic Algorithm Method
Mahdi Abolfazli, Ebrahim Barati, Hamid Reza Karbasian
9) Concentrated Solar Power Utilization in Space Vehicles Propulsion and Power Generation
Maged A. Mossallam
10) Direct Measurement of Electromagnetic Thrust of Electrodeless Helicon Plasma Thruster Using Magnetic Nozzle
Takahiro Nakamura, Kenji Takahashi, Hiroyuki Nishida, Shunjiro Shinohara, Takeshi Matsuoka, Ikkoh Funaki, Takao Tanikawa, Tohru Hada
11) Study on Plasma Creation and Propagation in a Pulsed Magnetoplasmadynamic Thruster
Tony Schönherr, Kimiya Komurasaki, Georg Herdrich
12) A Numerical Strategy to Design Maneuverable Micro-Biomedical Swimming Robots Based on Biomimetic Flagellar Propulsion
Arash Taheri, Meysam Mohammadi-Amin, Seyed Hossein Moosavy
13) Hydrodynamic Characteristics of Weis–Fogh Type Ship-s Propulsion Mechanism Having Elastic Wing
K. D. Ro, J. T. Park, J. H. Kim

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