Fractionated and Federated Satellite Systems

The Federated Satellite Systems Workshop is a series held since 2013. Topics deal with nano and small satellites. The 2021 Workshop (May 31st-June 2nd, 2021) focuses on fractionated and federated satellites.

Guest Editors:

Alessandro Golkar
Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology
Moscow, RU
Adriano Camps
Polytechnic University of Barcelona
Barcelona, ES


Manuscript Submission Manuscript Review Estimated Publication
July 31 – September 5, 2021 As received – December 31, 2021 1Q 2022

Manuscript Submission:

Manuscripts with supporting documents are submitted to the web-based portal: After registering with the site, Author Instructions provide detailed guidelines for manuscript preparation. All authors of a paper must each link a valid ORCID ID to their personal page on the system. Submission requirements include:

  1. A Cover Letter clearly identifying the paper as a submission for the Special Issue and that it is an extended version of the original conference paper. Any changes to the author list between the original article and the new submission must be explained with all co-authors (original, new, removed) as co-signers.
  2. The extended manuscript.
  3. Details describing how the paper has been technically extended. This is provided as a separate file to be uploaded as part of the submission process.
  4. A PDF copy of the original paper. The original proceedings paper must be one of the references incorporated and listed in the extended paper.
  5. The name of the Special Issue should be included in the upper right-hand corner of every document submitted.
  6. Additional details available on the manuscript submission portal, and on J-MASS information site,