Acta Astronautica

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Acta Astronautica  
Acta Astronautica cover.gif
Language English
Edited by Rock Jeng-Shing Chern
Publication details
Former name(s)
Astronautica Acta
Publication history
Frequency Monthly
Standard abbreviations
Acta Astronaut.
ISSN 0094-5765
LCCN 74645400
OCLC no. 565552122

Acta Astronautica is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering all fields of physical, engineering, life, and social sciences related to the peaceful scientific exploration of space. The journal was established in 1955 under the name Astronautica Acta, obtaining its current title in 1974, with volume-numbering simultaneously restarting at 1.[1] The journal is published by Elsevier, sponsored by the International Academy of Astronautics.

Abstracting and indexing[edit]

The journal is abstracted and indexed in:

According to the Journal Citation Reports, the journal has a 2015 impact factor of 1.095.[6]


  1. ^ Chang, Yi-Wei; Chern, Jeng-Shing; Marec, Jean-Pierre (2014). "Entering the 60th year of Acta Astronautica". Acta Astronautica. Elsevier. 97: 172–183. Bibcode:2014AcAau..97..172C. doi:10.1016/j.actaastro.2014.01.008.
  2. ^ a b c "Master Journal List". Intellectual Property & Science. Thomson Reuters. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  3. ^ "CAS Source Index". Chemical Abstracts Service. American Chemical Society. Archived from the original on 2010-02-11. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  4. ^ "Inspec list of journals" (PDF). Inspec. Institution of Engineering and Technology. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  5. ^ "Content overview". Scopus. Elsevier. Retrieved 2016-07-06.
  6. ^ "Acta Astronautica". 2015 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Science ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2016.

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