Advances in Space Research

Advances in Space Research
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Discipline Astronomy, astrophysics, space science
Language English
Edited by Pascal Willis
Publication details
History 1981鈥損resent
Frequency 24/year
2.152 (2020)
Standard abbreviations
ISO 4 (alt Bluebook (alt1  alt2)
NLM (alt MathSciNet (alt Paid subscription required)
ISO 4 Adv. Space Res.
CODEN  JSTOR (alt LCCN (alt)
MIAR  NLM (alt Scopus
ISSN 0273-1177
LCCN 83645550
OCLC no. 7004415

Advances in Space Research is a peer-reviewed scientific journal that is published 24 times per year by Elsevier. It was established in 1981 and is the official journal of the Committee on Space Research (COSPAR). The editor-in-chief is Pascal Willis.[1]

Topics of interest for this journal are all interactions observed in space research, including space studies of the Earth's surface, meteorology, and climate. Acceptable articles in the context of space research are from the perspective of astrophysics, materials science, the life sciences, and fundamental physics. Also included in this context is the study of planetary meteorologies, and planetary climates. Other research encompasses Earth-based astronomy observations, the study of space debris, and space weather.[2][3]

Abstracting and indexing

The journal is abstracted and indexed in the following databases:[4]

According to the Journal Citation Reports, Advance in Space Research has a 2019 impact factor of 2.177.


  1. ^ "Advances in Space Research Editorial Board". Elsevier. Retrieved 2012-03-03.
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  3. ^ "Journal Info". Archived from the original on 2012-02-27. Retrieved 2012-03-03.
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