From Payload to Uses

The Grenoble NewSpace Week Workshop is the second in a series. Topics deal with advanced payloads, subsystem design, standardization, and supporting technologies including communication, data management, data analysis, and artificial intelligence that together make highly ambitious NewSpace missions possible. The program also dealt with policy issues through involvement with internationally recognized specialists and policymakers to analyze, discuss, and debate key policy objectives important to the emerging needs and interests of NewSpace.

Guest Editor:                                                                       Co-guest editors:

Erik Kerstel
Université Grenoble Alpes
Grenoble, FR
Mathieu Barthelemy
Université Grenoble Alpes
Eric Defer
Observatoire Midi-Pyrenees


Manuscript Submission Manuscript Review Estimated Publication
Jan 1 – May 31 2020 As received – Jul 31, 2020 4Q 2020

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 (abstract). 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 abstract.
  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,